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Whole-Plant Marijuana Can Kill Cancer Cells, Even Shrink Brain Tumors

by Sheela Philomena on  April 12, 2015 at 2:02 PM Cancer News   - G J E 4
Animal studies conducted by researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) find that extracts from whole-plant marijuana were found to kill cancer cells and shrink brain tumors. Extracts from the plants can help enhance the impact of radiation therapy, the Mirror reported.
Whole-Plant Marijuana Can Kill Cancer Cells, Even Shrink Brain Tumors
Whole-Plant Marijuana Can Kill Cancer Cells, Even Shrink Brain Tumors
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According to the reports, recent animal studies have shown that marijuana can kill certain cancer cells and reduce the size of others.

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Research in mice showed that these extracts, when used with radiation, increased the cancer-killing effects of the radiation.

Source: ANI
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