This fact sheet explores the links, both negative and positive, that Helicobacter pylori may have with gastric and other cancer types.
Bacteria differ between healthy breasts and those with cancer, and beneficial bacteria may actually be protecting women against cancer; a finding that may lead to using probiotics to prevent breast cancer.
Two strains of oral bacteria -- P. gingivalis and A. actinomycetemcomitans -- have been linked to higher risk of pancreatic cancer.
A new study indicates that specific types of bacteria that live in the gut are major contributors to lymphoma, a cancer of the white blood cells.
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