Inhibition of colon carcinogenesis by a standardized Cannabis sativa extract with high content of cannabidiol.

@article{Romano2014InhibitionOC,
  title={Inhibition of colon carcinogenesis by a standardized Cannabis sativa extract with high content of cannabidiol.},
  author={Barbara Romano and Francesca Borrelli and E. Pagano and Maria Grazia Cascio and Roger G Pertwee and Angelo A Izzo},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={631-9}
}
PURPOSE Colon cancer is a major public health problem. Cannabis-based medicines are useful adjunctive treatments in cancer patients. Here, we have investigated the effect of a standardized Cannabis sativa extract with high content of cannabidiol (CBD), here named CBD BDS, i.e. CBD botanical drug substance, on colorectal cancer cell proliferation and in experimental models of colon cancer in vivo. METHODS Proliferation was evaluated in colorectal carcinoma (DLD-1 and HCT116) as well as in… CONTINUE READING

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