Clinical Trials Using Marijuana

Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are studying Marijuana. All trials on the list are supported by NCI.

NCI’s basic information about clinical trials explains the types and phases of trials and how they are carried out. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. You may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Talk to your doctor for help in deciding if one is right for you.

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  • Marijuana in Reducing Side Effects of Radiation Therapy in Participants with Glioblastoma Undergoing Chemoradiotherapy

    This pilot trial studies how well marijuana works in reducing the side effects of radiation therapy in participants with glioblastoma undergoing chemoradiotherapy. Marijuana includes multiple active compounds, called cannabinoids, which have different actions relevant to cancer treatment such as reducing inflammation, pain and nausea, as well as anti-seizure and neuroprotective properties.
    Location: NYP / Columbia University Medical Center / Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, New York