Editorial
Volume 17 Issue 7 - 2022
From the Zoo to the Clinic; New Ideas about Cancer
Paul Clayton*
Society of Integrated Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
*Corresponding Author: Paul Clayton, Society of Integrated Medicine, Warsaw, Poland.
Received: June 29, 2022; Published: June 30, 2022




Abstract

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Keywords: Peto; Pets; Animal Size; Cancer Epidemiology; Lifestyle; Chemoprevention; Modifiable Risk Factors

Text: Peto’s Paradox [1], named after the great epidemiologist and statistician Sir Richard Peto, is well known in cancer circles. If every cell has a similar chance of becoming cancerous (due to random DNA hits/mutations), then larger animals with longer life-spans and more cells in their bodies should have higher rates of cancer. The fact that they don’t, is the paradox.

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Citation: Paul Clayton. “From the Zoo to the Clinic; New Ideas about Cancer”. EC Nutrition 17.7 (2022): 12-17.

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