Antibiotics impact cancer treatment efficacy

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New Delhi, March 05 (ANI): Antibiotics may affect cancer treatment ability. Any negative impact of antibiotics on cancer treatment appears to go back to the gut and to whether the micro biota is needed to help activate the T cells driving treatment response, according to a study conducted at Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. It is known that antibiotic have an almost immediate impact on our gut micro biota and its long-term use may prove to be drug-resistant and vulnerable to infection. In many treatments like chemotherapy, infections are the biggest complication where antibiotics are prescribed during the treatment.

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