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Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. If you have skin cancer, it is important to know which type you have because it affects your treatment options and your outlook (prognosis). If you aren’t sure which type of skin cancer you have, ask your doctor so you can get the right information.

New scientific studies are emerging which suggest that medical marijuana or cannabis might be beneficial for treating Skin Cancer.

Skin cancers include melanoma, basal cell, and squamous cell. Basal and squamous cell are common and treatment is very effective. Malignant melanoma can be difficult to treat. Early diagnosis and treatment can increase the survival rate from melanoma.

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Under the Sun: Protecting Your Skin – Medical Marijuana Can Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Under the Sun: Protecting Your Skin – Medical Marijuana Can Help Prevent Skin Cancer

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Is Cannabis Oil a Viable Treatment for Skin Cancer?

Is Cannabis Oil a Viable Treatment for Skin Cancer?

“I used the oil for three to four weeks before I saw any results, and then the results were dramatic,” he testifies in the video. “Not only was the oil healing my nose, but it was bringing cancer to the surface that I didn’t even know was there.”

Cannabis & Skin Cancer: Cannabis Is More Than Skin Deep

Cannabis & Skin Cancer: Cannabis Is More Than Skin Deep

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