The Tumor Microbiome in Pancreatic Cancer: Bacteria and Beyond

Florencia McAllister, Md Abdul Wadud Khan, Beth Helmink, Jennifer A. Wargo

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There is increasing appreciation of the microbial influence on cancer, with emerging evidence about the tumor microbiome and crosstalk with the gut microbiome. A great example of this is pancreatic cancer, in which intra-tumoral microbes such as bacteria and fungi have been shown to contribute to carcinogenesis and therapeutic responses, both positively and negatively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)577-579
Number of pages3
JournalCancer Cell
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 9 2019


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