Breast cancer treatments developed over the last decades have greatly improved survivorship as well as return to a cancer-free life for many. Even so, 650,000 women globally died from the disease in 2020. As described in the previous blog, dysbiosis emerged as a key player that may influence … [Read more...] about Part 2: Microbes & Breast Cancer Treatments
Part 1: Microbes & Breast Cancer
In 2020, 2.3 million women worldwide were diagnosed with breast cancer. The most frequently identified female cancer, breast cancer has links to changes in the gut and mammary microbiota. The microbiota at these sites appear to influence breast cancer risk, response to treatment, and recurrence. … [Read more...] about Part 1: Microbes & Breast Cancer
Role for Probiotics in Breast Cancer?
Breast cancer is all too common. One in eight women who lives to age 85 years will develop breast cancer over the course of a lifetime. Much is known about breast cancer prevention and treatment. Science has produced advanced drugs and therapies that can lead to better outcomes. And changes in … [Read more...] about Role for Probiotics in Breast Cancer?
Breast Cancer and Probiotic Link Largely Untapped
With breast cancer a leading cause of death among woman globally, it’s no surprise that billions of dollars are spent searching for better outcomes. Much of the largess is poured into cancer drugs and other treatments. Relatively little is spent exploring a microbiome connection. That’s a shame … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer and Probiotic Link Largely Untapped
The Microbiome in Breast Cancer
Incidence of breast cancer is growing like cancer itself, unabated and mostly unpredictably (though diet, age and genetic predisposition are established risk factors.) As cancer of this type fells more women globally, solutions are urgent. With the recent advances in analysis, the microbiome is … [Read more...] about The Microbiome in Breast Cancer