Microbiome and malignancy.

@article{Plottel2011MicrobiomeAM,
  title={Microbiome and malignancy.},
  author={Claudia S. Plottel and Martin J. Blaser},
  journal={Cell host & microbe},
  year={2011},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={324-35}
}
Current knowledge is insufficient to explain why only a proportion of individuals exposed to environmental carcinogens or carrying a genetic predisposition to cancer develop disease. Clearly, other factors must be important, and one such element that has recently received attention is the human microbiome, the residential microbes including Bacteria, Archaea, Eukaryotes, and viruses that colonize humans. Here, we review principles and paradigms of microbiome-related malignancy, as illustrated… CONTINUE READING
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