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Parallel Session: Cannabinoids in Cancer Patients: A Balancing Act



Dr Mellar Davis
Specialist Consultant in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville Pennsylvania, USA
Session Chair/Speaker

Prof Gregory Crawford
Senior Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Director of Research & Education, Northern Adelaide Palliative Service and Professor of Palliative Medicine, University of Adelaide, Australia
Session Chair/Speaker

Popi Kasvis
Dietitian, Supportive and Palliative Care Division, McGill University Health Centre, Canada

Saro Aprikian
Medical Student, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland (RCSI)

Dr Sebastian Werngreen Nielsen
Medical Oncologist Specialty Registrar, Department of Clinical Oncology and Palliative Care, University Hospital of Zealand, Region of Zealand / University of Copenhagen, Denmark

MariaLuisa Vigano
Student, Department of Science, McGill University, Canada


  • The Effect of Cannabinoids on Cancer Biology: Good and Bad with Dr Mellar Davis
  • Cannabinoids for Cancer Pain: Rhetoric  versus Evidence with Prof Gregory Crawford
  • Oral Proffered Paper 1: Sex Differences Exist in the Perceived Relief of Cancer Symptoms with Medical Cannabis: Results from the Quebec Cannabis Registry with Popi Kasvis
  • Oral Proffered Paper 2: Medical Cannabis Decreases Total Medication Burden While Improving Pain Control in Cancer Patients: Results from the Cannabis Pilot Project with Saro Aprikian
  • Oral Proffered Paper 3: Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and Cannabis Use Among Danish Cancer Patients: A Cross Sectional Questionnaire and Survey Study with Dr Sebastian Werngreen Nielsen
  • Oral Proffered Paper 4: Medical Cannabis to Relieve Anorexia in Cancer Patients: Results from a Canadian, Population-Based Study with MariaLuisa Vigano

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