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Diet, gut microbes affect cancer treatment outcomes

Diet, gut microbes affect cancer treatment outcomes

What we eat can affect the outcome of chemotherapy - and likely many other medical treatments - because of ripple effects that begin in our gut, new research suggests. University of Virginia scientists found that diet can cause microbes in the gut to trigger changes...

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Anti-tumorigenic endogenous gut bacteria in mice and humans

Anti-tumorigenic endogenous gut bacteria in mice and humans

The microbiota has been shown to promote intestinal tumourigenesis, but a possible anti-tumourigenic effect has also been postulated. Here, we demonstrate that changes in the microbiota and mucus composition are concomitant with tumourigenesis. We identified two...

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