Cancer care

Cannabis extract effective for refractory chemo-induced nausea and vomiting

An oral cannabis extract has shown promising efficacy against refractory chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting in an Australia phase II study. Currently around half of patients receiving chemotherapy  still have significant nausea and/or vomiting despite optimal antiemetic prophylaxis, according to study investigator Associate Professor Peter Grimison, a medical oncologist at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Sydney. But ...

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