Dysbiosis & Cancer

The microbiome and cancer

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Microbiota and host form a complex ‘super-organism’ in which symbiotic relationships confer benefits to the host in many key aspects of life. However, defects in the regulatory circuits of the host that control bacterial sensing and…
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Cancer and the gut microbiota: An unexpected link

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Changes in the interactions among the gut microbiota, intestinal epithelium, and host immune system are associated with many diseases, including cancer. We discuss how environmental factors influence this cross-talk during oncogenesis and tumor…
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Gut Bacteria Linked to Anti-PD-1 Response

More diverse microbiome correlated with better drug effects

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The gut microbiota acts as a real organ. The symbiotic interactions between resident micro-organisms and the digestive tract highly contribute to maintain the gut homeostasis. However, alterations to the microbiome caused by environmental…
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Microbial Dysbiosis Is Associated with Human Breast Cancer

Breast cancer affects one in eight women in their lifetime. Though diet, age and genetic predisposition are established risk factors, the majority of breast…
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