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 ...
Cannabis extract effective for refractory chemo-induced nausea and vomiting
By Michael Woodhead
2 Jun 2020