Alex Pietrowksi, Staff Writer
At age 71, famed actress and singer Olivia Newton-John is winning a long battle with cancer, and she gives major credit to medicinal cannabis for helping her to overcome pain and get much-needed rest so that her body could heal.
Having been fought off cancerin 1992, then also in 2013, she was again diagnosed in 2017, this time with stage IV breast cancer, which eventually spread into her lower back, causing extreme pain.
While she did work with traditional medicine under the care of her physician, she says that supplementing with cannabis and a variety of herbs has helped her to stay off of destructive opioidsdestructive opioids for pain management. →
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Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
In 2018, a headline for an article in The Economist succinctly captured the paradox that is the global cancer industry: “Cancer is a Curse, but Also a Growth Market for Investors.” Cancer’s definitely a curse, that’s for sure, but cancer drugs, with chemotherapy drugs taking up the lion’s share, are on pace to become a $200 billion industry in the next few years, up from $100 billion in 2015.
This is serious growth, and forecasts see global cancer rates exploding in coming years. An investor’s dream, but the reality of cancer treatment is that patients are often unaware of the mortal risks of cancer drugs, especially chemotherapy. In 2017, we reported on a study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York, indicating that chemotherapy often causes cancer to become more aggressive, and can cause tumors to spread…Read more & video: “Alternative Cancer Cures Exist and Have Been Suppressed – Kimberly Carter Gamble” (1:34)
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(Natural News) Taking medical cannabis may significantly reduce the need for prescription medications, a recent study revealed. As part of research, a team of health experts at the University of New Mexico examined patients who voluntarily enrolled in the New Mexico state medical cannabis program. The patients were also on scheduled prescription medications. Prescription drug use was reported to the New…Read more
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