A Queensland trial will evaluate the benefits of medicinal cannabis for symptom relief in cancer patients receiving palliative care. The clinical trial is funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), a landmark fund established by the Australian Government supporting clinical trials for rare diseases and unmet medical needs.
The study is the first clinical trial worldwide to rigorously evaluate the efficacy, safety and acceptability of medicinal cannabinoids for symptom relief in advanced cancer patients receiving palliative care. The study will be a randomised, blinded, placebo controlled trial that will define the role of medicinal cannabis in the care of these patients.
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One of ANTG’s proprietary medicinal cannabis strains, EVE Cannabis Indica, has been listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG). The ARTG is a reference of therapeutic goods that can lawfully be supplied in or exported from Australia.
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