Women Cancer Patients Report Cannabis is Effective for Symptom Management

This study published in November 2020 in the Gynecological Oncology Report showed that the vast majority of cancer patients felt prescribed cannabis was as effective or better than traditional medications.


80 percent of patients reported medical cannabis worked the same or better than traditional medications for symptom management, such as opioids, antiemetics, anxiolytics, and sleep aids.

83 percent reported medical cannabis had an “equivalent or better side effect profile”.

Of those patients using medical cannabis for pain management, 63 percent were able to reduce their opioid consumption.

A summary article from Cannabis Health News and link to the research report are here.