“Scientists have identified a possible link between antibiotic use and the speed of breast cancer growth.” [Source: pharmatimes.com]
The news of a possible link between antibiotic use and the speed of breast cancer growth comes only days after it was reported that antibiotics may also increase the risk of colon cancer. Significantly, in both cases it is theorized they may have this effect through disrupting the body’s intestinal microbiota. There is increasing scientific evidence that maintaining a healthy intestinal microbiota may play a key role in the prevention of cancer.
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