Gemma Wilson


  1. Cannabis in Cancer Introduction

    Each year in New Zealand there are over 60,000 outpatient sessions of chemotherapy clinics. This number is steadily growing due to an overall increase in population, an ageing population and an increase in the prevalence of cancer (Cancer Society, 2011). Many patients with a diagnosis of cancer will require chemotherapy treatment, the use of cytotoxic medication in attempt to eliminate cancer. According to Ware, Daeninck and Maida (2008) 70-80 percent of patients having chemotherap…