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Study: Gut Bacteria May Improve Cancer Drugs' Effectiveness

There are hundreds of trillions of microscopic, single-celled microbes in your gut, approximately 10 times the number of cells in your entire body. Most of them benefit us in some way. Entire scientific endeavors are now devoted to trying to figure what these so-called microbiota do. The latest study, reported in the journal Science, strongly suggests that some of them can help fight cancer. In studies of mice, oncologist Tom Gajewsky and colleagues at the University of Chicago...

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