Cannabinoids Inhibit Pancreatic Cancer Cells

From the June, 2013 issue of Cell Death and Disease comes news about cannabinoids and pancreatic cancer. The article is scientifically dense, but the results demonstrated for the first time that cannabinoid-dependent autophagy induction in pancreatic adenocarcinoma cells is strictly related to the inhibition of energetic metabolism. Welcome news about an otherwise grim disease.

Cannabinoids inhibit energetic metabolism and induce AMPK-dependent autophagy in pancreatic cancer cells