What is Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is cancer that starts in the prostate gland. The prostate is a small, walnut-sized structure that makes up part of a man’s reproductive system. It wraps around the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body.
January 25, 2015Endocannabinoids in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer
An in-vitro study (i.e., outside of the body, e.g., studying individual cells under a microscope) published in Oncology Reports in January 2015 found that stimulation of cannabinoid receptors helped to stimulate apoptosis (i.e., programmed cell death) in prostate cancer cells. What is Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer is caused by an overproliferation of abnormal cells of the prostate (a gland in the male body that secretes fluids that aid in reproduction). Tumors can press on or block surrounding structures or spaces, causing dysfunction in normal body processes, and in later stages cancerous cells can metastasize …
January 17, 2014Study: Medical Cannabis May Inhibit The Spread Of Prostate Cancer
At this point, it is no secret that the medical cannabis has been used to effectively treat a variety of cancers. Anecdotal success stories are popping up with increased prevalence. In turn, consideration for cannabis concentrates (RSO, BHO, Solventless Wax, etc.) as a viable treatment for …
December 18, 2013Cannabis 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 …