Cancer Support

Cancer Support

The Releaf Cancer Support Clinic is designed to address the intricate needs associated with cancer diagnoses. While medical cannabis is not a cure or a solution for treating cancer, it has shown success in managing cancer-related pain and alleviating the distressing side effects of chemotherapy. We provide compassionate support for various aspects of the cancer journey, ranging from anxiety related to the diagnosis to end-of-life relief.

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Our commitment is to offer a compassionate alternative to enhance the quality of life for individuals navigating the complexities of cancer and its treatments. It's important to note that medical cannabis may not be suitable for everyone, and eligibility for treatment is determined through consultations with our specialist doctors. We understand that each patient's situation is unique, and our team is dedicated to exploring personalised options to ensure the most effective and considerate care.

How Medical Cannabis Could Help

The legalisation of cannabis for medical purposes has led to more people exploring medical cannabis, particularly when conventional therapies fall short in effectively managing symptoms of cancer symptoms. Although there remains a scarcity of research focusing specifically on the effects of medicinal cannabis in treating these symptoms, many patients do consider medical cannabis after other treatments have proven insufficient.

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25. 08. 2023

A full guide to medical cannabis and cancer

As public interest in medical cannabis continues to grow, so does the number of people intrigued by its potential medical benefits. However, the abundance of information available online can often leave the general public perplexed, even frustrated, particularly when it comes to understanding cannabis as a potential complementary treatment option for cancer.

22. 09. 2023

A guide to UK medical cannabis cards for cancer patients

While medical cannabis should never be viewed as a straight-out cure to cancer, it has long been recognised as an effective treatment option, and a powerful addition to any holistic cancer treatment plan to help manage the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of some of its treatments. Holding a medical card is not a legal requirement here in the UK, but it is a great way to ensure that patients are protected and safe from any legal issues.

22. 08. 2023

How to take medical cannabis for cancer pain

Cancer pain is one symptom of cancer that can most negatively affect the quality of life of cancer patients, which is why there is so much research being conducted to find new, complementary treatments. An increasing amount of that research is focusing on the potential benefits of medical cannabis, and the results so far are certainly encouraging.

Common cancer related symptoms


Appetite loss





Sleep disturbance


Trouble breathing

Unexplained weight loss



It's important to note that these symptoms are general and may not be exclusive to any specific cancer related condition. Consulting with a healthcare professional is crucial for accurate diagnosis and tailored treatment plans based on individual needs.

Common cancer related conditions

Chemotherapy induced vomiting

Pain management

Cancer related anxiety

Cancer related depression

If you suffer from any of these conditions, you could be eligible for medical cannabis treatment.
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