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marijuana treatments for cancer

A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Marijuana as Medicin: Marijuana does not in any way treat cancer.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Effect ??: It might leave you in a better mood or help your appetite, but it doesn't "Treat" the cancer.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
I say 'yes': If they can obtain it legally, i would urge them to try it. For as long as I have been in medicine, I have been told about how effective many people h ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Metastatic cancer: Many of the treatments for cancer and other disorders are derived from plants, especially from the rain forests. At this time i would discuss the alt ... Read More
Dr. Mary Maluccio
27 years experience Surgical Oncology
Maybe: There are two sites that i know of that cover naturopathic methods to help palliate cancer symptoms. One is through the goshen cancer center in indian ... Read More
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not really: Standard therapy is radiation. Hope this helps.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
No, it does not: Marijuana does not kill cancer cells. In fact, marijuana use may suppress the immune system. You need your immune system to be in tip-top shape to l ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Possibly, yes.: Medical marijuana has been shown to ameliorate several conditions. Among these are such conditions as nausea, vomiting, premenstrual syndrome, uninte ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Medical Marijuana: This answer will depend on the way you get access to marijuana. Many of my patients take this by ingesting marijuana in tea, butter, cookies or othe ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Mixed: Cocaine will have no therapeutic benefit to cancer patients (or anyone). There may be temporary high that crashes back down & disrupts brain chemistry ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Proven anti-cancer: This is not known for certain yet but it is known that both thc and cbd, the active medicinal chemicals in marijuana have anti-cancer properties. Mari ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
symptom relief: Marijuana is not an anti-cancer product. It can help with some of the side effects of cancer chemotherapy and some of the general metabolic ill feelin ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
YES: Recent studies have found links of lung cancer to smoking marijuana. Marijuana is a risk factor. Its impact is dependent on intensity of exposure and ... Read More
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