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Find out what you need to know about the most common types of cancer treatment, such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, herbs and many others. Learn how they work and why they are used, and get an idea of what to expect and how they might affect you if you're getting them.

The data is very strong and there’s no toxicity associated with A compound found in cannabis could halt the spread of many forms of aggressive cancer, scientists say. The first research to show marijuana’s anti-tumor properties was presented at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in Los Angeles in...
A new scientific review identifies 25 of the top foods and herbs which kill the cancer stem cells at the root cause of cancer malignancy. There are thousands of natural compounds that have been studied with demonstrable anti-cancer activity (check out over 600 on our cancer research database), but only a...
https://vimeo.com/143749770Death is as much a part of life as birth. We all know we are heading there, yet Western culture does everything possible to ignore it. Although our mortality is inevitable, we still can’t begin to imagine dying or what happens after we die. The truth is we fear...
A young boy named Landon Riddle was diagnosed with Leukemia, and was told by his doctors that he only had an 8-10% chance of living for more than a day or two.“His whole chest was full of leukemia tumors, which is why he couldn’t breathe. They started him on...
Psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms, is proving a prodigious treatment for anxiety, depression, addiction, and one study even found it may lead to neurogenesis, or the regrowth of brain cells.   So when will doctors finally be able to write prescriptions for psilocybin?  In this opinion piece Dr. David...
The following story first appeared on The Conversation. It’s written by Dr Wai Lui, a Senior Research Fellow at St George’s, University of London, who was the lead researcher on a study which investigated the anti-cancer effects of Sativex in glioma cells. Here he describes his work in detail.Widely proscribed around the world for...
Marijuana can help in the fight against cancer, according to the United States Federal Government.Say what?Yes, that’s the same United States Federal Government which classifies cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance with no accepted medical benefits. Since 1970, it has been categorically illegal to sell, possess or grow...
This article originally appeared on Cannabis Now.THC has a miraculous capacity to help those who suffer from cancer. The wonder compound increases appetite, reduces nausea and can even help to quell pains that patients suffer from cancer and its unpleasant list of symptoms. However, despite the numerous findings and...
Over the years, I’ve found that many people don’t seem to realize that the vast majority of malignancies aren’t palpable and don’t create symptoms for several years, and sometimes decades. This is a critical point to understand, as our choices today are unmistakably what determine our risk for cancer...
Patients with legal access to medical marijuana reduce their consumption of conventional pharmaceuticals, according to a demographic review of patient characteristics published online in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.Investigators affiliated with the Medical Marijuana Research Institute in Mesa surveyed responses from 367 state-qualified patients recruited from four Arizona medical...