Dr. Cristina Sánchez “Cannabis and Cancer: Scientific Answers and Warning Calls”

Dr. Cristina Sánchez

Assistant Professor – Complutense University, Madrid Spain.

“Cannabis and Cancer:  Scientific Answers and Warning Calls”

Increasing number of patients are turning to cannabis in search of complementary or alternative therapeutic options for cancer, either to alleviate the side effects of their anticancer therapies or to get anti-tumor responses.  Unfortunately, and in parallel, the misinformation around these issues is also growing, and patients are often guided by self-named experts, or even worse, scammers.  In this talk, the scientific evidence showing the antitumor potential of cannabis will be presented, and the most common inaccuracies around this topic will be discussed.