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. 1993 Apr 15;192(1):241-5.
doi: 10.1006/bbrc.1993.1405.

Survival of Cancer Patients on Therapy With Coenzyme Q10

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Survival of Cancer Patients on Therapy With Coenzyme Q10

K Folkers et al. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. .

Abstract

Over ca. 25 years, assays in animal models established the hematopoietic activities of coenzyme Q's in rhesus monkeys, rabbits, poultry, and children having kwashiorkor. Surprisingly, a virus was found to cause a deficiency of CoQ9. Patients with AIDS showed a-"striking"-clinical response to therapy with CoQ10. The macrophage potentiating activity of CoQ10 was recorded by the carbon clearance method. CoQ10 significantly increased the levels of IgG in patients. Eight new case histories of cancer patients plus two reported cases support the statement that therapy of cancer patients with CoQ10, which has no significant side effect, has allowed survival on an exploratory basis for periods of 5-15 years. These results now justify systematic protocols.

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