A grandmother has told how a malignant tumour discovered in her breast has shrunk dramatically since she started taking cannabis oil.
Now Lin Coxon’s case is being studied by medical researchers to see if it offers hope to others battling cancer.
Doctors at the Royal Derby Hospital told her the tumour was 33mm in size and that it had invaded nearby lymph nodes and muscle.
To treat the cancer they said she would need eight rounds of chemotherapy followed by a lumpectomy and the removal of all the lymph nodes. This would then have to be followed by radiotherapy.
But while waiting for her chemotherapy to start the 69-year-old began researching the condition and