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Gut Bacteria Help Spot Colon Cancer

Doctors may have found a new tool to help detect and predict colon and rectal cancer. University of Michigan researchers say they have found a link between the bacteria in the gut and the cancers of the lower intestine. Researchers analyzed the fecal matter of 3 different groups of people, one healthy, one had precancerous polyps and one group had advanced colon or rectal cancer. What they found was that each group had different kinds of bacteria in their gut. The findings are...

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