Max Gerson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Max Gerson

German physician, originator of Gerson Therapy

Date of Birth: 18-Oct-1881

Place of Birth: Wągrowiec, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 08-Mar-1959

Profession: physician

Nationality: United States, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Max Gerson

  • Max Gerson (October 18, 1881 – March 8, 1959) was a German-born American physician who developed the Gerson Therapy, a dietary-based alternative cancer treatment that he claimed could cure cancer and most chronic, degenerative diseases. Gerson described his approach in the book A Cancer Therapy: Results of 50 Cases (1958).
  • The National Cancer Institute evaluated Gerson's claims and concluded that his data showed no benefit from his treatment.
  • The therapy is both ineffective and dangerous.

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