What is Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that start off in one or both lungs; usually in the cells that line the air passages. The abnormal cells do not develop into healthy lung tissue, they divide rapidly and form tumors. As tumors become larger and more numerous, they undermine the lung’s ability to provide the bloodstream with oxygen. Learn more

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June 11, 2015

Meet The Woman Who Says She Beat Her Lung Cancer With Cannabis Oil
When 54-year-old wife and mother Sharon Kelly began experiencing sharp pains on the left side of her body near her ribs, she thought it was a result of a strong massage she’d had sometime earlier, and failed to give it much thought. After several days passed and the pain failed to subside, she began to think she might be suffering from something more serious, and as it turns out, she was right. Only a few days after noticing the pain, Kelly was diagnosed with non-small-cell lung cancer, and in the weeks to come, her prognosis only worsened. Kelly was …
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August 28, 2014

Cannabidiol (CBD) May Increase Lung Cancer’s Susceptibility To Specialized Killer Cells
Proponents of medical marijuana have long suggested that cannabis offers a much milder form of cancer treatment in comparison to traditional western approaches like chemotherapy. Supporting these claims is a rapidly growing body of evidence that cannabis can not only inhibit the spread of cancer, but it can cause cancerous cell death through a number of diverse mechanisms. A team of researchers from Germany published a study last month in the journal Biochemical Pharmacology that sheds further light on the interaction between cannabis and lung cancer in particular. Their results suggest that cannabinoids indirectly make cancer cells …
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December 18, 2013

Cannabis vs. Cancer: Studies Suggest Cannabinoids May Kill Human Cancer Cells
There is currently an overwhelming amount of evidence suggesting that cannabinoids may kill cancer in humans. For the past several years, an increasing number of patients have been reporting that ingesting or applying cannabis-based extracts topically eliminated their cancers. Cases of terminal cancer patients going into remission are documented, along with many non-terminal cases. Photographic evidence has shown many skin cancers disappear with topical application as well. Moreover, scientific research indicates not only that …
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October 25, 2013

Study: Cannabidiol (CBD) May Reduce Cigarette Consumption
Cannabidiol (CBD) Could Help Treat Nicotine Addiction It is no secret that cigarette smoke has detrimental ramifications in the human body. In fact, a study published in 2008 cited tobacco as the single greatest cause of preventable death internationally. “Each cigarette smoked is estimated to shorten life expectancy by 11 minutes.” Common conditions with which cigarettes are related include: heart attacks, strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and various types of cancer. In fact, each cigarette smoked is estimated to …
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August 20, 2013

Cannabidiol (CBD) May Prevent Cancer From Cigarette Smoke
Study: CBD May Inhibit Creation of Carcinogens It’s no secret that smoking cigarettes can have deadly consequences. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, cigarettes are responsible for 160,848 cases of cancer each year. It is believed that the connection between smoking and cancer is due to cytochrome P450, family 1, member A1 (CYP1A1). CYP1A1 is a protein found in humans. Although it can be perfectly harmless in small concentrations, a 1993 study titled “CYP1A1: friend or foe” found that high levels of CYP1A1 were related to cancer. It is …