meningioma cbd oil

Meningioma cbd oil

“I was admitted that same day, had a scan and that’s when they identified it was a brain tumour. I had the operation the following week, and beforehand my wife and I agreed that we wanted to stay positive, to keep living our lives and to enjoy however much time we had together.

The new three-year phase II trial (ARISTOCRAT), led by Professor Susan Short at the University of Leeds and co-ordinated by the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Birmingham, is due to begin recruiting over 230 patients across all UK nations in early 2022, subject to sufficient funds being raised.

Dr David Jenkinson, Interim CEO at The Brain Tumour Charity, which is funding the trial, said:

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“The treatment of glioblastomas remains extremely challenging. Even with surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, nearly all of these brain tumours re-grow within a year, and unfortunately there are very few options for patients once this occurs.

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“My diagnosis was very sudden and was one of those days you never forget. Having had to leave work early with a severe headache and a stabbing pain in my right eye, my wife insisted that we go straight to hospital after what my brother had experienced.

Buying cannabis-based products that aren’t from an EU-approved strain of hemp often means you cannot be sure the product is legal in the UK.

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What is the evidence for cannabis-based products in the treatment of brain tumours?

I believe it can help with nausea, but talk to your doctor first because cannabis can interact with other medications.

We recognise this can be a difficult conversation to start with your, or your loved one’s, medical team. If you are interested in understanding if cannabis-based medications may be suitable for you or your loved one, or if you are considering a non-prescription cannabis product like CBD oil, we recommend you speak with your medical team about this decision.

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Professor Susan Short, Consultant in Clinical Oncology