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Mouth microbiota may influence the efficacy of cancer radiotherapy

The mouth microbiota may be used as a potential biomarker and target for the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer. A new study pulished in Cell Reports claims.

Intestinal microbes could protect against gut inflammation and colorectal cancer

The alterations in gut microbiota composition observed in mice lacking TAK1 can generate a protective immunity against colitis and colorectal cancer.

Microbial metabolites could improve efficacy of anticancer drugs

Some gut microbial metabolites boost the efficacy of antitumor drugs by regulating the body’s immune response and could be used as a part of cancer therapy.

How gut bacteria boost cancer immunotherapy

A new study published in Science claims that some gut microbes produce a metabolite that boosts the effect of a class of cancer drugs.

A bacterial metabolite increases the risk of colon cancer in mice

A metabolite produced by the gut microbiota increases the risk of colon cancer in mice prone to the disease, a new study has found.

Gut microbes could regulate immune response against colon cancer

Researchers have found that the gut microbiota and the death of intestinal cells caused by chemotherapy can enhance the immune response of people with colon cancer.

Bacterial viruses could modulate the gut microbiota to fight colorectal cancer

Researchers developed a new tool to modulate the gut microbiota for neutralizing the tumor-promoting microenvironment.

James Kinross: ‘Gut microbiota plays a fundamental role in the outcome...

Bacteria are critical in determining the outcome of surgical procedure. We talked about this with James Kinross from the Imperial College London.

Gut microbes could be used to predict colorectal cancer

Researchers from the University of Trento have found that specific changes in gut microbiota composition are associated with colorectal cancer.

How a gut commensal contributes to colorectal cancer

Scientists may have just figured out how colibactin, a DNA-damaging molecule produced by certain strains of E. coli, contributes to colorectal cancer.