Enhances the availability of oxygen to both normal and cancer cells. It is well known that cancer cell’s worst enemy is an oxygen-rich environment – they die quickly. Several studies have shown GE-132, a laboratory version of the naturally occurring compound from Japan, has excellent anti-tumor activities and helps the patient in strength and quality of life. It is thought to do this by strengthening the immune system. Germanium also seems to stimulate interferon production. Note: Kidney problems have resulted in taking the wrong (inorganic) form of Germanium: GeO2.