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Researchers discover the microbiome's role in attacking cancerous tumors

Researchers discover the microbiome's role in attacking cancerous tumors

Researchers with the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) have discovered which gut bacteria help our immune system battle cancerous tumours and how they do it. The discovery may provide a new understanding of why immunotherapy, a treatment for cancer that helps amplify the body's immune response, works in some cases, but not others.

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