Experts' Perspectives On The Role Of Medical Marijuana In Oncology: A Semistructured Interview Study

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting Pain (Due to Advanced Cancer)

Key Findings

All participants cited nausea as an appropriate indication, and 13 of 15 pain. Over one-third believed MM to have a more attractive risk profile than opioids and benzodiazepines. Participants called for enhanced purity and production standards, and further research on MM's utility.

Information and Links


Link: Experts' Perspectives On The Role Of Medical Marijuana In Oncology: A Semistructured Interview Study

Year: 2017

DOI: 10.1002/pon.4365


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting according to the results found in this study.

Pain (Due to Advanced Cancer) — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Pain (Due to Advanced Cancer) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Cannabis