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How Cannabis Treats Skin Cancer

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How Cannabis Treats Skin Cancer

Could cannabis really help protect our skin? Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer.
Between two to three million people worldwide are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancers each year.
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Current treatments are intensive and costly.
But what if there were another option? An option that was natural and safer.
Cannabis is an ancient medicine with modern implications.
Research indicates cannabis not only alleviates side effects from treating skin cancer like pain and nausea but can also address the root cause of the condition.
Here’s what you need to know about cannabis and skin cancer.
Types of skin cancer Skin cancer is diagnosed into three main types; squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and melanoma. Each form of cancer is named after the type of cells it affects.
Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are the mos…