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Potential Use of Cannabinoids for the Treatment of 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…

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

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…