Emily Seymour-Jackson, Barry J.A. Laird, Judith Sayers, Marie Fallon, Tora S. Solheim, Richard Skipworth


October  2023


Cachexia-anorexia cancer syndrome remains an unmet clinical need with a dearth of treatment and no standard of care. Acting through the endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids are one potential cancer cachexia treatment. Herein the potential mechanisms for cannabinoids for cancer cachexia are discussed as are previous and ongoing clinical trials.

DOI: 10.1016/j.apjon.2023.100292


Seymour-Jackson, E., Laird, B. J., Sayers, J., Fallon, M., Solheim, T. S., & Skipworth, R. (2023). Cannabinoids in the treatment of cancer anorexia and cachexia: where have we been, where are we going?. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing, 100292.