Almost half of US adults with breast cancer use cannabis to manage their symptoms and side effects according to an anonymous online poll — but most don’t tell their doctor.

Published by Wiley in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, researchers examined cannabis use among adults diagnosed with breast cancer within five years who were members of the Breastcancer.org and Healthline.com online health communities.

They found 42% of the 612 participants reported using cannabis for relief of symptoms including pain, insomnia, anxiety, stress, and nausea/vomiting. 

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Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...

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