PBS News Hour "Elephants Cure Cancer"

Li-fraumeni Syndrome Research




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Ringling Brother Barnum Bailey Elephants and Cancer Research

One of the leading research laboratories is located at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah.  These researchers are in a race against time to help thousands of Li-fraumeni cancer patients' worldwide find a cure for this deadly genetic syndrome.  In addition, these doctors can provide families with a history of cancer a test that will help them know if they have Li-fraumeni and understand their risk of getting cancer and provide a treatment plan that will optimize their chances of long term survival. Elephants may hold the cure for cancer.