Elephants Don’t Get Cancer

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Well not exactly but compared to humans who have an 11-25% chance of getting cancer elephants have a 4.8% risk of getting cancer.  Why is this?

 

It turns out that elephants have 20 copies of the TP53 gene, the gene that codes for p53. Humans have only one copy of this gene.   p53  kills cancer cells.

 

How can we enhance our single copy of p53?   The following substances have been proven to augment the action of  p53:

 

Resveratrol

Curcumin

Quercetin

Melatonin

Metformin

Green Tea

Berberine

Mushrooms

 

When one does an internet search for natural cures for cancer 100’s of different supplements come up.   I feel that the substances listed above need to form the core of nutritional supplements for patients with cancer.

 
Terry Pfau  DO, HMD