The microbiome and cancer: cause or correlation?

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Published: 19 Jul 2018
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Dr James Kinross - Imperial College London, London, UK

James Kinross from Imperial College London discusses current status of the microbiome with context to cancer.

He describes the increasing number of associations between the microbiome and cancer, and how there is increasing literature suggesting causality between the two.

If this causality was further confirmed, what microbial mechanisms and interactions could be exploited to treat these cancers?