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Microbes of Cancer

While mice fed a high-fat or a lean diet did not have differing rates of hepatocellular carcinoma, when mice on those diets were also exposed to a carcinogen, namely DMBA, mice on the high-fat developed liver cancer while those on the lean diet did not, Shin Yoshimoto from the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research and colleagues report in Nature.

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