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Multiple small yellow-colored microbes are seen on blue-colored tissue (perhaps the gut lining).

Breast Cancer and the Gut — Microbiome Influences Spread

AN UNHEALTHY GUT TRIGGERS NORMAL BREAST TISSUE CHANGES to facilitate cancer spread to distant sites in the body, at least in mice. That's the conclusion of University of Virginia (USA) researchers.

Microorganisms (microbes) include bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microscopic living things. We have trillions of these microbes, primarily in our intestines and skin.

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Michael Hunter, MD

Michael Hunter, MD

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I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com