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Probiotics, prebiotics, postbiotics, Oh My! The “bugs” in our guts have more to do with cancer than you may think. They interact intimately with your immune system and can influence cancer treatment effectiveness. Join Tina & Leah as they discuss the bugs we love, probiotics!
Probiotics- What they are, and what they are not
The. Federal Trade Commission challenges Dannon’s claims regarding Activia yogurt
Bacteria found inside pancreatic cancer are able to metabolize chemo (gemcitabine)
Taking an antibiotic with gemcitabine improved outcomes in pancreatic cancer (2023)
Probiotics may hamper or improve response to checkpoint inhibitors
A probiotic improved cognition in breast cancer patients receiving chemo
Fecal Microbial Transplant (FMT) was better than probiotics for gut restoration
FMT may enhance the effectiveness of immunotherapies (human—> mouse study)
Fusobacteria spp. and colorectal cancer association
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