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Three Cancer Drugs Don’t Work Properly Without Gut Bacteria
Your gut is home to tens of trillions of bacteria. Collectively, they act as another organ, one with many different roles. They influence your body weight, your ability to digest your food, your risk of catching infectious diseases, your chances of resisting infections or autoimmune diseases, the development of your brain, and more.
Now, we can add an entry to this growing list. At least in mice, gut bacteria can influence whether cancer treatments work.
Read moreImage Credit: Jane Hurd

Three Cancer Drugs Don’t Work Properly Without Gut Bacteria

Your gut is home to tens of trillions of bacteria. Collectively, they act as another organ, one with many different roles. They influence your body weight, your ability to digest your food, your risk of catching infectious diseases, your chances of resisting infections or autoimmune diseases, the development of your brain, and more.

Now, we can add an entry to this growing list. At least in mice, gut bacteria can influence whether cancer treatments work.

Read more
Image Credit: Jane Hurd







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