Cannabis-derived medication shows promise in Phase 2 clinical study | The Brain Tumour Charity

This is amazing. All this years being told that cannabis is a deadly drug aand now it is being found to be a miracle medicine. How many people died from chemo ? how many preventable deaths.

Earlier this week, positive results were released from a clinical study testing a combination of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) as a treatment in recurrent glioblastoma (GBM) patients in the UK.The drug being tested, called Sativex, has been developed by GW Pharmaceuticals and is currently approved for use in multiple sclerosis patients for muscle spasms in a number of worldwide countries.GBM is the most common high grade brain tumour in adults, for which existing treatments like chemotherapy and radiotherapy give little benefit.This study involving 21 patients showed that those treated with a combination of THC and CBD alongside chemotherapy drug temozolomide (TMZ) had an 83% one year survival rate compared with 53% for those who didn’t receive the drug. The median survival for the treated group was greater than 550 days compared with 369 days in the group who didn’t receive the drug.

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Source: Cannabis-derived medication shows promise in Phase 2 clinical study | The Brain Tumour Charity

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