Cannabinoids and The Search For A Cure To Advanced Cancer Pain

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Cancer pain can have a devastating impact on the quality of life of patients. Out of the 6.6 million cancer-related deaths worldwide, over 40-91% of patients report severe pain during the course of their treatment duration. Tragically, there are no pain medications available which can effectively combat the condition without leading to serious side effects. Mild analgesics, such as Ibuprofen or Tylenol, simply won’t cut it in terms of effective pain relief. On the other hand, strong analgesics such as opioids are effective, but can easily lead to addiction. Take the current opioid epidemic for example, which has killed an…...

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Zhiyuan Sun I am a statistician with a knack for analyzing clinical trials and over 80 publications in the financial sector. I work as an independent consultant for biotechnology companies. Biotech investing is my passion and I am always on the lookout for new ideas in this field. My current focus is on covering progress in immunotherapy and cannabis based medications.