I am getting more and more questions from my patients about CBD oil for the treatment of cancer. They seem to be reading about this online or hearing about it from family members. Are there any reputable resources I or my patients can use to learn more about this? — Name withheld on request

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has detailed information on cannabis and cannabinoids in its online PDQ® library, available in health professional and patient versions.

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Two other informative articles, also available online, are “What Is CBD Oil, and Can It Help People With Cancer?” from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in New York, New York, and “CBD Oil and Cancer: 9 Things to Know,” from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, Texas.

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