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Marijuana Compounds Could Beat Back Brain Cancer - Cancer Information (Cancers, Symptom... - 2 views

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    By Randy Dotinga
    HealthDay Reporter

    MONDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary research suggests that a combination of compounds in marijuana could help fight off a particularly deadly form of brain cancer.

    But the findings shouldn't send patients rushing to buy pot: the levels used in the research appear to be too high to obtain through smoking. And there's no sign yet that the approach works in laboratory animals, let alone people.
Matti Narkia

Briefing: Cannabis compounds fight prostate cancer - health - 19 August 2009 - New Scie... - 2 views

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    "Compounds similar to those found in cannabis have been shown to stop prostate cancer cells from multiplying. Two cannabinoid compounds, JWH-015 and MET, stopped prostate tumour growth in human prostate cells in Petri dishes and also in mice with the disease. They halted the cell-division cycle and killed the cancer cells, and had the greatest effect on aggressive prostate cancer cell types, which do not respond to hormone treatments.

    Some 192,000 men in the US alone are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, and researchers Inés Díaz-Laviada Marturet at the University of Alcalá, Spain, and her colleagues say the results could offer hope to those affected. But before you go looking for a dealer, New Scientist answers a few questions"
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DCA-based Protocols - Other compounds to consider - 0 views

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    Other compounds to consider
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Drugs From Vegetables May Target Melanoma Tumors - Cancer Information (Cancers, Symptom... - 0 views

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    THURSDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) -- A drug based on compounds extracted from cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage could offer a potent and safe treatment against melanoma, Penn State College of Medicine researchers say.
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