CANCER: COLORECTAL & Cannabis studies completed
Most colorectal cancers start in cells that line the inside of the colon or the rectum. Cannabis has a unique ability to fight many forms of cancer, including colon cancer.
Eating a diet high in fiber may help prevent colorectal cancer and other common digestive system cancers, including stomach, mouth, and pharynx. Fiber is found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. In general, the more natural and unprocessed the food, the higher it is in fiber.
Also see - Juicing cannabis as a method of use.
This is a useful agent for treating nausea, appetite loss, pain and insomnia that can occur as side effects of chemotherapy or cancer itself. Beyond that, some components of cannabis may have significant anti-cancer effects.
Science and Research
2013 - Study ~ Honokiol as a Radiosensitizing Agent for Colorectal cancers.
2012 - Study ~ Anti-tumor
Activity of the Novel Hexahydrocannabinol Analog LYR-8 in Human
Colorectal Tumor Xenograft Is Mediated through the Inhibition of Akt and
Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1α Activation.
2012 - Exerpt ~ How Weed Can Protect Us From Cancer and Alzheimer's
2012 - News ~ Study: Marijuana Could Stop Growth of Colon Cancer Cells2011 - Study ~ Induction of apoptosis by cannabinoids in prostate and colon cancer cells is phosphatase dependent.2010 - Study ~ Involvement of NSAID-activated gene-1 in a novel synthetic hexahydrocannabinol analogue-induced growth inhibition and apoptosis of colon cancer cells
2009 - Study - Cannabinoids in intestinal inflammation and cancer2009 - Study ~ Cannabinoids in intestinal inflammation and cancer
2008 - Study - Cannabis compound clue to colon cancer
2008 - News - Marijuana takes on colon cancer
2008 - News ~ CANNABINOID RECEPTOR MAY PLAY ROLE IN SUPPRESSING TUMORS2008 - News ~ Cannabinoid cell surface receptor plays a tumor-suppressing role in human colorectal cancer
2007 - Study ~ The cannabinoid CB(2) receptor: a good friend in the gut.2004 - Study ~ Anandamide is an endogenous inhibitor for the migration of tumor cells and T lymphocytes.