In popular culture, the terms “cannabis” and “cancer treatment” often go hand-in-hand. This idea is backed up by modern scientific research—a growing body of evidence supports the use of cannabis for the treatment of cancer and associated symptoms such as pain, nausea, and loss of appetite.

Unfortunately, lack of cannabis education for physicians coupled with the legal status of cannabis makes many oncologists reluctant to recommend cannabis to their patients. Because of this, patients often use cannabis without informing their doctors.

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