NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Folding gut microbiome analysis in with traditional risk factor evaluation improves colorectal cancer screening and makes it better at distinguishing healthy people and those with precancerous or cancerous lesions, researchers from the University of Michigan reported in Cancer Prevention Research yesterday.

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