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Pancreatic Tumor Bacteria Found To Be Similar to Microbes Located in the Mouth

Pancreatic Tumor Bacteria Found To Be Similar to Microbes Located in the Mouth
The bacteria found in the tissue samples and oral samples of patients with pancreatic diseases or diseases of the foregut were found to be of similar strains, according to a study that was presented at the 2018 AACR Pancreatic Cancer: Advances in Science and Clinical Care conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

Every single evaluable subject who was enrolled in the study had similarities between their oral and tissue samples, and 7 common amplicon sequence variants — also known as “features” — were identified in at least half of all of the study participants. Read more . . . 


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