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The term ”cervix” is Latin for neck. Cancer of the cervix uteri is the development of cancerous cells at the narrow neck of the uterus. The cervix starts with the external os at the end of the vagina and continues inward through the endocervical canal until it forms the internal os. Nearly all cervical cancers start in the ecto- or endocervical mucosa in the transformation zone between old and new squamocolumnar epithelium.
Meanwhile, the uterus begins at the interior end of the vagina and together with the cervix, fallopian tubes, birth canal, and ovaries, comprise the female reproductive system.
Thus, cervical cancer can be better visualized and monitored and may require more straightforward outpatient treatments. However, prevention through HPV vaccination and routine screening represent public health measures against cervical cancer. HPV infection is associated with the overwhelming majority of cases (>70%) of cervical cancer.
Orthodox medicine hypothesizes numerous possible causes and co-factors for the development of cervical cancer among higher-risk persons born female. Higher risk is defined by the presence of statistically significant co-factors, such as a family history of cervical cancer, poverty, substance abuse, socioeconomic factors, human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, lack of HPV vaccination, HIV/AIDS, herpes simplex, and use of pharmaceutical birth control (this is not well understood).
Other factors include a weakened immune system, tobacco smoking or secondhand smoke, obesity, multiple prior pregnancies, dietary factors, and a high number of sex partners or risky sex behaviors. An unusual exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES), a pregnancy pharmaceutical given from 1940-71, is a rare but significant risk factor for cervical cell abnormalities and clear cell adenocarcinoma in children of people who took this drug.
In general, when using cannabinoid-based therapeutics that contain both THC and CBD consider the ratio between them and weigh the relevant information displayed in the individual THC and CBD Drug Interaction windows accordingly.
If you are interested in the interaction potential of specific pharmaceuticals with both primary cannabinoids and THC/CBD, consider visiting these free drug interaction checkers: Drugs.com or DrugBank Online.
Concerns about Cannabis and Cancer-related Immunotherapies:
Some recent clinical observational studies have suggested that the co-administration of cannabinoid-based therapeutics and immunotherapy or immune checkpoint inhibitors in the treatment of certain types of cancer has been associated with worse overall survival rates (T. Taha et al., 2019; A. Biedny et al., 2020; G. Bar-Sela et al., 2020).
However, other studies have suggested that the co-commitment use of immune checkpoint inhibitors and cannabis-induced no such deleterious effects. More specifically, one trial was conducted on animals resulting in data suggesting that cannabis did not negatively affect the properties of immune checkpoint inhibitors (B. Waissengrin et al., 2023). The same authors compared the previous study results with findings from a cohort of 201 patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer who received treatment with monotherapy pembrolizumab as a first-line treatment and adjunct cannabis to treat mainly pain and loss of appetite. Their time to tumor progression was 6.1 versus 5.6 months, and overall survival differed between 54.9 versus 23.6 months in cannabis-naïve patients and cannabis-using patients, respectively. However, while numerically different, the authors write that these differences were not statistically significant, leading them to suggest that “These data provide reassurance regarding the absence of a deleterious effect of cannabis in this clinical setting.”
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