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Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cell invasion and metastasis via intercellular adhesion molecule-1.

By | Cancer, Lung Cancer

Authors: Robert Ramer, Katharina Bublitz, Nadine Freimuth, Jutta Merkord, Helga Rohde, et al
The FASEB Journal, April 2012

Cannabinoids inhibit cancer cell invasion via increasing tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP-1). This study investigates the role of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) within this action. In the lung cancer cell lines A549, H358, and H460, cannabidiol…

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Synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists inhibit tumor growth and metastasis of breast cancer.

By | Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer

Authors: Zahida Qamri, Anju Preet, Mohd W. Nasser, Caroline E. Bass, Gustavo Leone, et al
Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, November 2009

Cannabinoids have been reported to possess antitumorogenic activity. Not much is known, however, about the effects and mechanism of action of synthetic nonpsychotic cannabinoids on breast cancer growth and metastasis. We have shown that the cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2 ar…

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Marijuana use and the risk of lung and upper aerodigestive tract cancers: results of a population-based case-control study.

By | Cancer, Digestive System Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Larynx Cancer, Lung Cancer, Mouth Cancer, Pharyngeal Cancer, Respiratory Tract Cancer

Authors: Mia Hashibe, Hal Morgenstern, Yan Cui, Donald P. Tashkin, Zuo-Feng Zhang, et al
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, October 2008

BACKGROUND: Despite several lines of evidence suggesting the biological plausibility of marijuana being carcinogenic, epidemiologic findings are inconsistent. We conducted a population-based case-control study of the association between marijuana use and the risk of lung and u…

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