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Antibiotics may impact cancer treatment efficacy

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Source: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University From: sciencedaily.com Antibiotic use is known to have a near-immediate impact on our gut microbiota and long-term use may leave us drug resistant and vulnerable to infection. Now there is mounting laboratory evidence that in the increasingly complex, targeted treatment of cancer, judicious use of antibiotics also is needed to ensure these …

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Schoolgirl comment points to antibiotics as new cancer treatments

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By: Cancerious From: freshcancernews.com Professor Michael P. Lisanti, Director of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Unit, led the research. He was inspired to look at the effects of antibiotics on the mitochondria of cancer stem cells by a conversation with his daughter Camilla about his work at the University’s Institute of Cancer Sciences. His new paper, published in Oncotarget, opens up …