Cannabis derived substances could help brain tumours “virtually disappear”

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Cannabis derived substances could help brain tumours “virtually disappear”
14th November 2014

Dr Wai Lui from the University of London, a cancer research scientist, has been working with cannabis derived substances - cannaboids - for almost fifteen years. 

His recent research has found that using cannaboids with radiational therapy can make brain tumours ‘virtually disappear’. The results show significant improvements over either radiation therapy or cannaboid therapy used on their own. 

Dr Wai Lui explains that in his research, he’s found the cannaboids help “prime” the cancer cells for the radiation therapy. 

So far, the studies have have only been on rats but studies are soon to commence on humans. 

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