Scientists Discover A Novel Mechanism Of Action Of Cannabidiol Against Lung Cancer Cells Read more at http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/scientists-discover-novel-mechanism-action-cannabidiol-against-lung-cancer-cells#I7iYDhK14bmYDeCF.99

Scientists Discover A Novel Mechanism Of Action Of Cannabidiol Against Lung Cancer Cells

August 1, 2014 | by Justine Alford

Read more at http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/scientists-discover-novel-mechanism-action-cannabidiol-against-lung-cancer-cells#I7iYDhK14bmYDeCF.99In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the use of cannabinoids, such as THC and cannabidiol (CBD), as potential anticancer agents. They have yielded promising results in both in vitro (cells in a dish) and in vivo (animal) studies, demonstrating a plethora of antitumor effects such as promoting cell death and decreasing cell migration and invasion. While they may look great on paper, support for their efficacy in clinical settings is lacking as no human cancer trials have so far been published. Furthermore, scientists actually know little about how they exert their effects on cancer cells.
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