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Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer ?

Dec 20, 2014

Dense bunches of bacteria called biofilms can be found on most colon polyps and cancers, a new study finds.

The researchers said these biofilms were especially prevalent on the right side of the colon.

The presence of these biofilms may represent an increased likelihood of colon cancer and could offer a new way to predict a person’s risk for the disease, the researchers said.

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