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Volume 21, Issue 1 - Medical Writing in Oncology

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Cannabinoids in oncology: more than a palliative

Usually you have chemotherapeutics and biologicals in mind when you are talking about oncology. Would you have thought of cannabinoids? I don't think so but for decades, cannabinoids have been known to exert palliative effects in cancer patients including appetite stimulation and pain relief.1,2

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