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Cancer affects 439 every 100,000 people a year in the United States. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments can have severely debilitating side effects and may even harm the patient’s health.


With that in mind, this article brings much information on how THC and CBD can help these people. Alternative medicine with these cannabinoids is in the treatment of many diseases such as lupus, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and cancer.

CBD And THC Against Cancer


The most notable collaborations of cannabinoids are the relief of pain, nausea, fatigue, and other side effects caused by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Also, THC and CBD combined create the entourage effect. This effect consists of all components of these cannabinoids working together. Thus, a higher therapeutic value is provided to the patients.


The combination of CBD with THC can achieve the following results:


  • Appetite stimulant: Unlike the hunger effect caused by Cannabis, the CBD makes the patients feel less nauseous. Therefore, they feel better to eat.
  • Nausea Reliever: Both also have properties that relieve nausea.
  • Pain Reliever: CBD and THC contain properties that alleviate the patients’ pain;


By helping in all of these ways, the two cannabinoids may be potential anti-cancer treatments. They ‘may’ be because there is no detailed study on the subject. The published researches are pilot studies. 


On the other hand, what we can surely affirm is that cannabis can be beneficial as a complementary treatment against cancer. It happens due to the effects it carries against the side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments.


After All, Can Cannabis Help In Cancer Treatment?


An oncologist doctor named Donald Abrams has published an article talking about it. The answer is: yes. He writes that the use of cannabis for the treatment of cancer is not new, and this fact is neglected in the medical environment.


He further writes that some doctors declare that the lack of published articles on this subject is a problem. However, for him, “the absence of evidence … is not evidence of lack of effect.” Although some doctors are concerned about prescribing Cannabis without specific guidelines, Abrams notes that the substance “is safe, effective, and does not require an information leaflet.”


There are still many things to learn about the therapeutic effects of Cannabis, and it is essential to continue developing research on the plant. We can not let the uncertainty stop studies and possible medical treatments.



It’s difficult to live with cancer, but the treatment of the disease doesn’t have to be. The combination of THC and CBD contributes to reducing the side effects of traditional therapies. In this way, the fight against this disease is much more bearable and comfortable to be fought!


As mentioned in this text, the use of cannabis as a medical treatment comes from a long time ago. It is, therefore, crucial to leave the stigma aside and understand the positive effects that the plant and its consumption can bring to people who need alternative treatments.


We aim to deliver information for people so that the knowledge about the positive effects of the plant becomes more significant than the prejudice surrounding the negative ones.

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional. Consult with your healthcare professional to design an appropriate treatment for your medical condition.

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