What is Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells form in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland located behind the stomach and in front of the spine. The pancreas produces digestive juices and hormones that regulate blood sugar. Cells called exocrine pancreas cells produce the digestive juices, while cells called endocrine pancreas cells produce the hormones. The majority of pancreatic cancers start in the exocrine cells.

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January 29, 2014

Study: Cannabis Plays A Key Role In Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
As we know, a growing number of studies have suggested a link between cannabis and cancer. A number of people have turned to the plant to help treat their ailments and more and more anecdotal success stories are popping up with increased prevalence. In turn, consideration for cannabis as viable treatment for cancer is gaining ground. In 2006, a team of researchers from Complutense University in …
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December 18, 2013

Cannabis Vs. Cancer: Studies Suggest Cannabinoids May Kill Human Cancer Cells
There is currently an overwhelming amount of evidence suggesting that cannabinoids may kill cancer in humans. For the past several years, an increasing number of patients have been reporting that ingesting or applying cannabis-based extracts topically eliminated their cancers. Cases of terminal cancer patients going into remission are documented, along with many non-terminal cases. Photographic evidence has shown many skin cancers disappear with topical application as well. Moreover, scientific research indicates not only that …


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