By Cancer Health on June 18, 2023
Cancer patients who used cannabis had less pain, slept better and seemed to think more clearly.
Angela Bryan had been studying cancer prevention for years and had just started studying cannabis use among cancer patients when, in 2017, her personal and professional lives collided in a way she’d never imagined: She was diagnosed with breast cancer. Hesitant to take opioids for post-surgical pain, she asked her doctors what they thought about her using the herb medicinally.
“They were so supportive of what I wanted to do, but they had no idea what to tell me,” said Bryan, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at CU Boulder. “There was just no data.”
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