More than 40% of patients with breast cancer reported using cannabis to manage their treatment symptoms, yet most patients did not discuss cannabis use with a physician, according to survey results published in Cancer.Details
Chronic pain, PTSD top the list of reasons people buy medical marijuana in Illinois. Number of medicinal cardholders grows by 30%.
Despite the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois and problems with a new patient tracking system, the number of patients signed up for medical cannabis grew by 30% in the past year, while their cited reasons for doing so continue to evolve.Details
Medical cannabis can help alleviate adverse events from cancer treatment, like vomiting, nausea, appetite loss, and sleeping difficulty, explained Eloise Theisen, RN, MSN, AGPCNP-BC.Details