Good bacteria versus bad bacteria – we know there’s a balance needed for good health, but how do you maintain that healthy balance?

For everyone, maintaining a normal bacterial balance is key for prevention of infections or diseases, including cancer. But, for cancer patients maintaining that balance may be even more crucial. You’ve likely heard a lot of studies about your microbiome lately. It has many names, like gut flora, or gut bacteria or microbiota, but what is it and how we maintain a healthy balance?

Learn more about the human microbiome, how it affects cancer patients, and tips to maintain it.

 

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