CBD and other chemicals found in cannabis have an anti-tumor effect and could be used to improve standard treatments.
CBD successfully stopped cancer cells in multiple different cervical cancer cells.
CBD increased tumor cell death in leukemia and colon cancer.
It also decreased human glioma cell growth and invasion, thus suggesting a possible role of CBD as an antitumor agent.
Cannabinoids may be promising tools in combination therapy for breast and prostate cancer, due to their direct antitumor effects, their ability to improve the effectiveness of conventional antitumor drugs, and their usefulness as a treatment to reduce pain.
CBD decreased the ability of the cancer cells to produce energy, leading to their death.
Treatment with CBD helps lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells kill cancer cells better.
It also blocks CPR55 signaling, decreasing cancer cell proliferation
A number of small studies in found that it can be helpful in treating nausea and vomiting from cancer chemotherapy.
A few studies have found that it can be helpful with the treatment of neuropathic pain (pain caused by damaged nerves).
Studies have long shown that people who took marijuana extracts in clinical trials tended to need less pain medicine.