The Expression Level of CB1 and CB2 Receptors Determines Their Efficacy at Inducing Apoptosis in Astrocytomas

“Cannabinoids represent unique compounds for treating tumors, including astrocytomas.

One of the most promising therapeutic uses of cannabinoids is linked to their ability to induce apoptosis in tumors, including in astrocytoma…

Remarkably, cannabinoids applied at high concentration induce apoptosis in all subclones independently of CB1, CB2…

…the treatment of tumors with high concentrations of cannabinoids should not be overlooked. In fact, stereotaxic injection of high concentrations of cannabinoids will eradicate a significant portion of C6 astrocytomas…”


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