Clinical Applications of Cannabis in Cancer Patients

Donald I. Abrams, MD

$29.99

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Certificate of participation available upon completion.

You Will Learn About

  • Challenges with symptom management associated with cancer
  • Interaction between cannabis and opioids
  • Potential for cannabis as an anti-cancer agent

Understanding the challenges with symptom management associated with cancer, Dr. Abrams examines cannabis in relation to pain management, appetite, and chemotherapy. The course includes a specific look at the interaction between cannabis and opioids in a trial, as well as the potential for cannabis as an anti-cancer agent.

Purchase of this medical cannabis education course grants one learner one year’s access to lessons and quizzes (access expires 365 days from date of course activation).

Donald I. Abrams, MD

abramsChief of Hematology-Oncology at the San Francisco General Hospital & Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California San Francisco Integrative Oncology, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

Dr. Donald I. Abrams is Chief of Hematology-Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Abrams is a cancer and integrative medicine specialist at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Mount Zion. Abrams provides integrative medicine consultations for cancer patients and has completed research in complementary and alternative therapies including mind-body treatments, botanical therapies, medical use of marijuana and traditional Chinese medicine herbal therapies.