“The most common cancers (listed in descending order according to estimated new cases in 2020) are breast cancer, lung and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, colon and rectum cancer, melanoma of the skin, bladder cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, kidney and renal pelvis cancer, endometrial cancer, leukemia, pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver cancer.

Prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers account for an estimated 43% of all cancers diagnosed in men in 2020. For women, the three most common cancers are breast, lung, and colorectal, and they will account for an estimated 50% of all new cancer diagnoses in women in 2020.”https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/understanding/statistics

Cannabis research has begun to flourish in recent years regarding cancer. There are several studies to support the use of cannabinoids to combat the side effects of chemo and others that show cannabis can cause more harm, especially when immunotherapy is involved. If you and/or a loved one is battling cancer, please consult your doctors prior to starting a cannabis regimen. They don’t have to like it, as long as it’s safe for you, but they do have to respect your freedom of choice when it comes to your own healthcare.

 

The endocannabinoid system and cancer: therapeutic implication

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