Lung Cancer Research Dashboard
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CannaKeys has 72 studies associated with Lung Cancer.
Here is a small sampling of Lung Cancer studies by title:
- Geotemporospatial and causal inferential epidemiological overview and survey of USA cannabis, cannabidiol and cannabinoid genotoxicity expressed in cancer incidence 2003-2017: part 2 - categorical bivariate analysis and attributable fractions
- In Vitro Effect of Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol on Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts Isolated from Lung Cancer
- Cannabidiol Regulates PPARγ-Dependent Vesicle Formation as well as Cell Death in A549 Human Lung Cancer Cells
- Biological effects of cannabidiol on human cancer cells: Systematic review of the literature
- The pro-apoptosis effects of Echinacea purpurea and Cannabis sativa extracts in human lung cancer cells through caspase-dependent pathway
Components of the Lung Cancer Research Dashboard
- Dosing information available for Lung Cancer
- Chemotype guidance for treating Lung Cancer with cannabis
- Synopsis of cannabis research for Lung Cancer
- Individual study details for Lung Cancer
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Overview - Lung Cancer
Description of Lung Cancer
Historically, lung cancer was a rare diagnosis until it emerged as a major killer with the advent of the industrial revolution, the introduction of cigarettes (tobacco smoke and second-hand smoke are recognized as the major cause for developing lung cancer), increasing levels of air pollution (e.g., exhaust, asbestos, coal dust, soot), and the cumulative damage of ionizing radiation (x-rays). Lung cancer is now the number-one cancer and leading fatal cancer in the world; some types are highly aggressive and resistant to allopathic treatments. Diagnosis consists of chest x-rays and biopsies, and treatment is limited to chemotherapy, radiation and/or surgery.
ICD-10 Code: C34
Lung Cancer Symptoms:
Chronic cough, shortness of breath, hemoptysis, chest pain, unexpected weight loss
Also known as:
Cancer of the Bronchus
THC Interaction with Pharmaceutical Drugs
- THC can enhance the effects of drugs that cause sedation and depress the central nervous system, such as benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and alcohol, for example.
- THC is metabolized by and an inhibitor of a number of enzymatic liver pathways referred to as cytochrome P450. There are more than 50 enzymes belonging to this enzyme family, a number of which are responsible for the breakdown of common drugs such as antidepressants (e.g. amitriptyline, doxepine, fluvoxamine), antipsychotics (haloperidol, clozapine, stelazine), beta-blockers (e.g. propranolol), bronchodilators (e.g. theophylline), or bloodthinners (e.g. warfarin). Thus patients taking these classes of medication may find that THC increases the concentration and effects of these drugs as well as the duration of their effects.
- Clinical observation suggests no likely interactions with other pharmaceuticals at a total daily dose of up to 20mg THC.
CBD Interaction with Pharmaceutical Drugs
- CBD may alter action on metabolic enzymes (certain drug-transport mechanisms), and as such may alter interactions with other drugs, some of which may produce therapeutic or adverse effects. For instance, CBD interacts with the enzyme cytochrome P450 3A4 and cytochrome P450 2C19, increasing the bioavailability of anti-epileptic drugs such as clobazam (a benzodiazepine). This makes it possible to achieve the same results at significantly lower dosages, reducing treatment costs and risks of adverse effects.
- Groups of drugs affected include: anti-epileptic drugs, psychiatric drugs, and drugs affecting metabolic enzymes, for example.
- Clinical observations suggest no likely interactions with other pharmaceuticals at a total daily dose of up to 100mg CBD
THC Dosage Considerations
- THC micro dose: 0.1 mg to 0.4 mg
- THC low dose: 0.5 mg to 5 mg
- THC medium dose: 6 mg to 20 mg
- THC high dose: 21 mg to 50+ mg
CBD Dosage Considerations
- CBD low dose: 0.4 mg to 19 mg
- CBD medium dose: 20 mg to 99 mg
- CBD high dose: 100 mg to 800+ mg (upper limits tested ~1,500mg)
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Information on this site is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over-the-counter medication is also available. Consult your physician, nutritionally oriented health care practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications.