Variations of oral microbiota are associated with pancreatic diseases including pancreatic cancer.

@article{Farrell2012VariationsOO,
  title={Variations of oral microbiota are associated with pancreatic diseases including pancreatic cancer.},
  author={James J. Farrell and Lei Zhang and Hui Zhou and David Chia and David Elashoff and David Akin and Bruce J Paster and Kaumudi J Joshipura and David Wong},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2012},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={582-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The associations between oral diseases and increased risk of pancreatic cancer have been reported in several prospective cohort studies. In this study, we measured variations of salivary microbiota and evaluated their potential associations with pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis. METHODS This study was divided into three phases: (1) microbial profiling using the Human Oral Microbe Identification Microarray to investigate salivary microbiota variation between 10 resectable… CONTINUE READING
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