Cannabis Cures Leukemia/Lymphoma & Treats Chemo Cardiotoxicity

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Leukemia and lymphoma are cancers of the blood, lymphatic and immune systems. It was first discovered in 1975 that cannabinoids treat leukemia, and there have been dozens of scientific studies published since then showing that cannabis treats leukemia and lymphoma through various mechanisms. Even in humans!


Many cannabinoids, like the quintessential Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinnol (THC), treat leukemia, alone and in combination with cannabidiol. The synergistic effects go far beyond THC and CBD; there are many other cannabinoids. The few combinations studied so far using cannabigerol (CBG), cannabigervarin (CBGV) and their uncarboxylated acidic forms provide a therapeutic entourage effect against leukemia.

β-Caryophyllene, a terpene found in the cannabis plant is also anticancer and cardioprotective. β-Caryophyllene was challenged against doxorubicin in a 6-week treatment in rats. Treatment showed significant cardioprotection by lowereing inflammation, oxidative stress and apoptosis of healthy heart tissue.

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The standard mainstream approach, on the other hand, is bone-marrow transplants, full-body radiation, and doxorubicin, a chemotherapeutic drug for solid tumors and leukemia/lymphoma. Doxorubicin use is limited because of its lethal cardiotoxicity. Through mechanisms independent of the cannabinoid receptors, cannabidiol (CBD) is also anti-leukemic and cardioprotective, especically against doxorubicin.

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Given the cardioprotective and anti-cancer effects, CB2 receptor activation is being "considered as a viable strategy for chemotherapy as well as cardioprotection". What researchers don't exactly say is that cannabinoid therapy is not only more effective and less dangerous, it mitigates lethality of standard, revered treatments.

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Another really good cannabis post, @MediKatie. Resteemed and rehived to my hemptastic followers on both chains!

Go Mykayla!! She didn't have to have cranial radiation because of cannabis oil! It seems like a no-brainer: drug that causes heart damage and isn't very effective, or the drug that is effective and treats heart damage. Even if you can just lessen the amount of that doxorubicin garbage, that's a huge success.

"Doxorubicin" sounds horrifically toxic and disgusting. Is that a real name?

They call it DOX for short...sounds about as nasty as dexamethasone, yikes.

A top notch post, on a vital issue!
Those links.... impressive, @MediKatie. Must have taken a minute.
Not to mention the sources. A treasure trove of information, nicely organized.
I would love to have protested with Mykayla. Who knows, maybe it'll happen someday. She's a little legend in the cannabinoids-for-cancer world!

Thank you! It was a lot of work, but it feels so good to have that done :) :)

Awesome Post!
And "Awesome Research",
The best written, and important
Post I have read in quite some time!

Thank you! I'm glad you appreciated it. That's a nice one to bookmark and link to people, ahhh. I've done one like that for breast cancer (with updates) and now leukemia. I should do gliomas next.

Hi There!
I "Did"!!!
Thank You for posting,
And definitely the information is priceless!!!
I am looking forward to Your
post in the other illnesses.

Have A Great Week!