NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Chicago's Rush University Medical Center has received a $750,000 grant from the US Department of Defense to study the microbes in the human gut to find out if they may play a role in breast cancer and other diseases, Rush said today.

The hospital said that microbes of the gut have been overlooked as a potential cause of breast cancer, particularly when compared with gene variants and environmental factors.

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