Sadly though, many people that are treating their diagnosis with cannabis are actually becoming more sick from metastasis, by choosing to self heal without the guidance of a cannaisseur.
There’s many different variables as to why cannabis healing doesn’t work, such as the type of cannabis used and the administration method, however one of the main issues is simply the fact that hormonal-driven types of cancer need a specific type of cannabis oil. Hormonal cancer means that the cancer cells possess proteins that act as hormone receptors and feed off estrogen and progesterone, these types of cancer are treated conventionally (usually after a combination of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery) with hormone blocker drugs such as Tamoxifen, Fulvestrant, Toremifene, Armidex etc. which, like most pharma drugs, all have detrimental side effects, they also have the potential to encourage further cancer. A few Swedish studies have reported that any drug that alters the hormone state will likely cause malignant cancer. Therefore, choosing to heal and prevent cancer recurrences with cannabis oil is a much healthier option all round.
The most common types of hormone driven cancers are breast, with only 20% of all breast cancers considered to be non-hormonal. Other types can be endometrial, prostate, colorectal, uterine, throat, tongue and even some lung and brain types which can have estrogen receptors, it’s actually unknown as to how many types due to the lack of research, however The American Cancer Society have claimed that statistically 2 in 3 cancers are hormonally driven, which is too high a statistic to simply be ignored.
My own aggressive breast cancer was non-hormonal driven, therefore I healed successfully using full extract cannabis oil (FECO) with a very high THC content, however, hormonal driven types of cancer should not use a high THC oil as the cancer can become more aggressive. Sadly, there isn’t enough scientific evidence or clinical trials as to why this happens, also as the industry is evolving we are beginning to understand more about this somewhat complex plant, so old evidence is no longer being supported by new evidence. Personally, I advise patients with a hormonal type to treat using a 1:1 ratio of FECO, some other experts will claim a 2:1 or 3:1 work more efficiently and yes this can become highly confusing as to know where to start, especially as cannabis is a very individualised medicine, but there are plenty of knowledgeable consultants online to reach out to.
All cancers do have the potential to be healed by using FECO, which shouldn’t be confused by cannabis tinctures, dissiliates or isolates. The reason why FECO is so efficient is due to the fact that the whole plant – which contains over 480 different cannabinoids, causes the entourage effect which encourages apoptosis of the cancer cells. But the user should not fully immerse all the pressure onto cannabis, as healing naturally works better from using a collection of natural methods such as diet, nutrition, meditation, salt baths, supplements and other essential oils.
If you’re unsure whether your type of cancer is hormone driven, please don’t only ask your oncologist but do your own research as well. Recently I’ve had a few cancer patients contact me querying their doctor’s information stating that their cancer is not affected by hormones, whilst numerous sites actually detail the opposite. I always suggest that, if in doubt, treat the cancer as if it is hormonal to be on the safe side.
Published and Written by Dee Mani-Mitchell in Weed World Magazine Issue 148