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Gut Bacteria and Cancer Outcomes

Paul Edwards

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A mice study not tried on humans

"By introducing a particular strain of bacteria into the digestive tracts of mice with melanoma, researchers at the University of Chicago were able to boost the ability of the animal's immune systems to attack tumor cells. The gains were comparable to treatment with anti-cancer drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors, such as anti-PD-L1 antibodies."


Click on this link to read a report about this research.


Click on this link to read a recent article from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre about microorganisms in the gut.




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