Skin Cancer (Melanoma)

Endocannabinoids limit excessive mast cell maturation and activation in human skin

Sugawara, Koji, et al.

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2012 Mar, 129(3): 726-738 (Full).

Endocannabinoids Stimulate Human Melanogenesis via Type-1 Cannabinoid Receptor

Pucci, Mariangela, et al.

The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2012 May 4, 287(19): 15466-15478 (Full).

The antimitogenic effect of the cannabinoid receptor agonist WIN55212-2 on human melanoma cells is mediated by the membrane lipid raft

Scuderi, Mariagrazia Rita, et al.

Cancer Letters. 2011 Nov 28, 310(2): 240-249 (abstract).

Inhibition of basal and ultraviolet B-induced melanogenesis by cannabinoid CB1 receptors: a keratinocyte-dependent effect

Magina, Sofia, et al.

Archives of Dermatological Research. 2011 Apr, 303(3): 201-210 (abstract).

Cannabinoid system in the skin - a possible target for future therapies in dermatology

Kupczyk, Piotr, et al.

Experimental Dermatology. 2009 May 26, 18: 669-679 (Full).

The endocannabinoid system of the skin in health and disease: novel perspectives and therapeutic opportunities

Biro, Tamas, et al.

Trends in Pharmacological Sciences. 2009 Aug, 30(8): 411-420 (abstract).

Metabolism of anandamide by COX-2 is necessary for endocannabinoid induced cell death in tumorigenic keratinocytes

Van Dross, Rukiyah T

Molecular Carcinogenesis. 2009 Aug, 48(8): 724-732 (abstract).

The Cannabinoid Receptors Are Required for Ultraviolet-Induced Inflammation and Skin Cancer Development

Zheng, Duo, et al.

Cancer Research. 2008, 68: 3992-3998 (Full).

Cannabinoid receptors as novel targets for the treatment of melanoma

Blazquez, Cristina, et al.

The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2006 Dec, 20(14): 2633-2635 (Full).

Distribution of cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1) and 2 (CB2) on sensory nerve fibers and adnexal structures in human skin

Stander, Sonja, et al.

Journal of Dermatological Science. 2005 Jun, 38(3): 177-188 (abstract).

Human skin permeation of Δ8-tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol, and cannabinol

Stinchcomb, Audra L, et al.

Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 2004 Mar, 56(3): 291-297 (abstract).

Inhibition of skin tumor growth and angiogenesis in vivo by activation of cannabinoid receptors

Casanova, Llanos M, et al.

The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2003, 111: 43-50 (Full).