Healthcare cannabis could boost therapeutic efficacy in cancer remedy



More than the years, many in vitro and in vivo studies have shown the antineoplastic effects of cannabinoids (CBDs), with reports advocating for investigations of mixture therapy approaches that could superior leverage these effects in clinical translation. This study explores the possible of mixture approaches employing CBDs with radiotherapy (RT) or wise biomaterials toward enhancing therapeutic efficacy through remedy of pancreatic and lung cancers. In in vitro studies, clonogenic assay final results showed higher powerful tumor cell killing, when combining CBDs and RT. Meanwhile, in vivo study final results revealed significant raise in survival when employing wise biomaterials for sustained delivery of CBDs to tumor cells. The significance of these findings, considerations for additional analysis, and viable roadmap to clinical translation are discussed.

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PMID: 29740535 PMCID: PMC5928848 DOI: 10.3389/fonc.2018.00114

Yasmin-Karim S1,two,three, Moreau Mtwo,three,four, Mueller R1,two,five, Sinha N1,two, Dabney Rsix, Herman Asix, Ngwa W1,two,three,four.


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