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Colorectal microbiota after removal of colorectal cancer

Colorectal microbiota after removal of colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains one of the major causes of mortality. Hereditary cancers account for a minority of cases while environmental and lifestyle factors are the main driver of sporadic CRC. The pathogenesis of most cases of sporadic CRC is thought to involve...

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How diet and the microbiome affect colorectal cancer

How diet and the microbiome affect colorectal cancer

UC research identifies microbial species elevated in young patients While recommended screenings beginning at age 45 have helped decrease colorectal cancer cases in older adults, cancer rates are continuing to increase in younger populations. Since 2009, the rate of...

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Can the Gut Microbiome Predict Response to Cancer Treatment?

Can the Gut Microbiome Predict Response to Cancer Treatment?

The gut has a big role to play in our susceptibility to having good health and how well we respond to various forms of medical treatment. Within the gut lies trillions of living microorganisms that make up the gut microbiota. The role that microorganisms play within...

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