Israeli Scientists Find Clue to Cancer Prevention, Cure in Elephants
Israeli scientists have discovered a cancer-fighting gene in elephants which could be used to cure the disease in humans, Israel’s Channel 10 reportedon Thursday.
Avi Schroeder, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, told Channel 10 about the find, explaining that elephants, whose physiology is similar to that of human beings, almost never develop cancer, due to a gene that immunizes them.
Schroeder’s colleague, Dr. Joshua D. Schiffman, a pediatric oncologist from Utah, researched elephant cells and discovered
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