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With these special bacteria, a broccoli a day can keep the cancer doctor away

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the developed world. Although the five-year survival rates for earlier stages of this cancer are relatively high, at later stages, survival drops and the risk of cancer recurrence rises considerably. To address this problem, a team of researchers in the NUS Medicine lab of Associate Professor Matthew Chang have turned a humble cocktail of bacteria and vegetables into a targeted system that seeks out and kills colorectal cancer cells.  Read more...



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