Cannabinoids use in adolescents and young adults with cancer: a single-center survey.

Marta Podda, Elena Pagani Bagliacca, Giovanna Sironi, Laura Veneroni, Matteo Silva, Martina Angi, Maura Massimino, Andrea Ferrari, Carlo Alfredo Clerici

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To present an investigation into the intake of cannabinoids in a population of adolescents and young adults with cancer. METHODS: Sixty-six patients took part in the research: 27 reported having used cannabinoids, 21 before diagnosis; among the latter, 10 increased use during treatment. RESULTS: Benefits were reported by 19 24 29 and 48 Cannabis use by patients may often be unknown to caregivers. Studying this subject may help to better define important therapeutic aspects of these substances.
Original languageEnglish
JournalTumori
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2020

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