Merkel cell cancer is a rare, highly aggressive, and fast-growing form of skin cancer. It develops in the hormone-producing cells found just beneath the skin, typically on the head and neck area. It is also known as neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. Melanoma affects the pigment-producing cells in the skin called melanocytes and it is the most serious form of skin cancer. Other rare skin cancers include lymphomas, Karposi sarcoma, and skin adnexal tumors.
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Though many modern cancer treatments are effective, they can be expensive and, in some cases, dangerous. The authors of a 2018 review published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences suggest phytochemicals may be the next breakthrough  in safe, effective, and affordable cancer therapies. Phytochemicals are simply biologically active compounds derived from plants.
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This particular quote relates to the use of cannabidiol for glioma, a type of malignant brain cancer, but similar effects have been observed in cases of lung, colorectal, prostate cancer, and lymphoma. Though the effects of CBD on other types of cancer are less well researched, smaller studies have shown promising results.
Cannabis oils that contain THC may help control nausea and vomiting for people who are going through chemotherapy. There’s also evidence that they can treat pain and improve appetite.
Many U.S. states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical use. There’s evidence that it can treat pain, nausea, and other symptoms.
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RSO is an oil made by washing cannabis buds with a solvent, such as pure light naphtha, and then boiling off the solvent leaving behind the oil.
But research has not shown that RSO or other forms of cannabis oil can treat cancer. Some very early studies on using THC to treat cancer have been encouraging, though.
Because RSO contains high levels of THC, it’s illegal to buy in many places. But in states that have legalized marijuana — either for personal use or for medical use — you can find RSO at cannabis dispensaries.
The proposed mechanisms of action of cannabis oil are plausible but unfortunately that does not make it safe or effective.
It is important to note that some of the cancers being illustrated as treated with the oil are of a type that can spread and potentially kill the patient. We feel that using a totally untrialled medication like cannabis oil in such circumstances is very unwise.
Never having been asked this before, a thorough review of the available literature was carried out, but sadly there have been absolutely no published clinical trials to date so it is impossible to recommend this treatment.
A search of the internet lists many sites where people claim to have had skin cancers cured by cannabis oil. This effect may occur for one of the following reasons:
Cannabinoids do bind to receptors which are present in many cells and there is some evidence in highly controlled laboratory circumstances that cannabinoids may inhibit some cancers. Sadly, there is also evidence that it may actually accelerate growth in others. There have been no useful trials in living humans and animal trials are not conclusive. The link at the end of this article gives more information and is maintained by the Uk Cancer Society so may be seen as a trusted and valid reference.