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Marijuana’s Role in Cancer Treatment

Final thoughts

The use of marijuana is a heated political topic, and it certainly looks like debates will continue to rage over the next few years. While there are a variety of opinions on whether or not marijuana should be legalized at all, and if so, to what extent, it’s clear that patients want to know more about the possible uses of the drug from their medical providers. Doctors should be willing to educate patients on both the positive and negative effects of marijuana for alleviating cancer symptoms so that patients can make informed decisions about their care plans.

You can read more about the use of marijuana for treating cancer at the American Cancer Society, and an analysis of the recent study about patient attitudes at Science Daily