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The Microbiome: How Might Gut Bacteria Help Treat Cancer?

Video   Feb 13, 2019 | Taken from Cancer Research UK, YouTube

 

Our bodies are home to microbes that far outnumber our own cells. The bacteria, fungi and viruses that live inside us are collectively called our microbiome, and they play an important role in our health. But scientists also think that the bacteria in our guts might help some cancers develop and change how these cancers respond to treatment.

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