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Types of Bacteria Vary Widely in Tumors of People with Early vs. Late-Onset Colorectal Cancer
Researchers at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center studied the microbiome of people with colorectal cancer and found the makeup of the bacteria, fungi and viruses in a person’s tumor varied significantly depending on whether they were diagnosed with early onset disease (age 45 or younger) or late-onset disease (age 65 or older). These results may help answer the riddle of why more young people are developing colorectal cancer, particularly those who have no known identifiable risk factors for the disease.
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