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Pancreatic Cancer

Potential Use of Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer.

By | Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Authors: Golnaz Sharafi, Hong He, Mehrdad Nikfarjam
Journal of Pancreatic Cancer, 25 January 2019

Background: Cannabinoid extracts may have anticancer properties, which can improve cancer treatment outcomes. The aim of this review is to determine the potentially utility of cannabinoids in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Methods: A literature review focused on the biolo…

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Cannabinoids inhibit energetic metabolism and induce AMPK-dependent autophagy in pancreatic cancer cells.

By | Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Authors: I. Dando, M. Donadelli, C. Costanzo, E. Dalla Pozza, A. D’Alessandro, L. Zolla, M. Palmieri
Cell Death & Disease, 13 June 2013

The anti-tumoral effects of cannabinoids have been described in different tumor systems, including pancreatic adenocarcinoma, but their mechanism of action remains unclear. We used cannabinoids specific for the CB1 (ACPA) and CB2 (GW) receptors and metabolomic analyses to unra…

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Cannabinoids for cancer treatment: progress and promise.

By | Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostatic Cancer, Skin Cancer

Authors: Sami Sarfaraz, Vaqar M. Adhami, Deeba N. Syed, Farrukh Afaq, Hasan Mukhtar
Cancer Research, 15 January 2008

Cannabinoids are a class of pharmacologic compounds that offer potential applications as antitumor drugs, based on the ability of some members of this class to limit inflammation, cell proliferation, and cell survival. In particular, emerging evidence suggests that agonists of…

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