CBD Oil Benefits for Cancer

Jan 14, 2021

CBD Oil Benefits for Cancer

Authors of a 2012 review found evidence that CBD may help prevent the spread of some types of cancer. The compound appears to suppress the growth of cancer cells and promote their destruction.

The researchers pointed out that CBD has low levels of toxicity. They called for more research into how CBD could support standard cancer treatments.

2020 review article discusses adding CBD to chemotherapy drugs to improve the immune system’s response to cancer treatment.

Other research has been looking at how CBD might help:

  • prevent the growth of cancer cells
  • reduce anxiety
  • improve the action of chemotherapy
  • lessen the side effects of conventional chemotherapy