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Cannabis for Cancer-Related Symptoms

Recruiting patients for clinical trial

This new study will research if cannabis oils are effective in treating pain, anxiety, or sleep disturbance related to your cancer or cancer treatment.

Your participation will include:

  • Completion of consent and symptom questionnaires (1-2 hours)
  • Daily questionnaires and diaries (10-15 minutes / day)
  • Phone calls from a study nurse (~30 minutes / week)
  • Commitment to take cannabis oils daily for 16-48 days
  • Follow-up visits (~4 times)

To qualify for participation:

  • You are at least 19 years old
  • Your symptom(s) are expected to be stable throughout the duration of the study
  • You are willing to commit to not taking cannabis in any form other than the study products for the duration of the study
  • You are accessible by telephone
  • Your symptoms are related to your cancer or cancer treatment
  • You are willing to commit to not consuming any alcohol or operating heavy machinery for the duration of the study

You will be unable to participate if:

  • Your current medical condition or medications are likely to change in the next 1-2 months
  • You have a history of psychosis or an active psychiatric disorder
  • You are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or currently breastfeeding
  • You are on another clinical trial or expectto start one prior to study completion
  • You have mouth ulcers
  • You have a known allergy to cannabis or MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) oil
  • You have a history of epilepsy or repeated seizures or brain metastases

Please note you must also wait 6 hours after taking the oils before operating any vehicle. You understand and will abide by the laws that restrict driving while impaired to any degree by cannabis.

If you are interested in participating or for more information please contact:

Dr. Pippa Hawley,
Pain and Symptom Management/Palliative Care Physician