Cannabis and Breast Cancer: Evidence with In Vitro Cells

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https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v10i10.18387

Keywords:

Cannabis; Cannabidiol; Breast câncer; Anticancer treatment.

Abstract

Breast cancer is considered the most incident cancer in women worldwide. Evidence has shown that cannabinoids can modulate signaling pathways responsible for cancer growth and spread. Thus, this literature review sought to summarize the evidence that existed so far on the use of cannabis for the treatment of breast cancer. Data collection was carried out from May to June 2021, in the electronic database PubMed. Articles from their origin to June 1, 2021 were included, with the combination of the following descriptors: ((Cannabidiol OR cannabis) AND “breast neoplasms”). The results demonstrated the paucity of studies that sought to assess the effects of medicinal cannabis in the treatment of breast cancer in humans. In conclusion, the study allowed us to understand the importance that medicinal cannabis, in particular cannabidiol, has been providing for advances in anticancer treatment in cells in vitro.

Author Biographies

Milena Edite Casé de Oliveira, Universidade Federal da Paraíba

Doutoranda em Neurociência cognitiva e comportamento

Kedma Anne Lima Gomes, Universidade Federal da Paraíba

Doutoranda em Neurociência cognitiva e comportamento

Waleska Fernanda Souto Nóbrega, Universidade Estadual da Paraíba

Doutoranda em Clínicas Odontológicas

Gustavo Correia Basto da Silva, Universidade Estadual da Paraíba

Doutorando em Odontologia

Danilo Vieira Barbosa, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande

Bacharel em Odontologia

Ramonyele Gomes Franklin, Universidade Estadual da Paraíba

Mestranda em Psicologia

Rayane Dantas dos Santos, Universidade Estadual da Paraíba

Mestranda em Psicologia

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Published

04/08/2021

How to Cite

OLIVEIRA, M. E. C. de .; GOMES, K. A. L.; NÓBREGA, W. F. S. .; SILVA, G. C. B. da .; BARBOSA, D. V.; FRANKLIN, R. G.; SANTOS, R. D. dos . Cannabis and Breast Cancer: Evidence with In Vitro Cells. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 10, p. e09101018387, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i10.18387. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/18387. Acesso em: 20 oct. 2021.

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