Cancer immunotherapy in 2017: The breakthrough of the microbiota

Published on Feb 1, 2018in Nature Reviews Immunology44.019
· DOI :10.1038/nri.2018.4
Guido Kroemer197
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Laurence Zitvogel115
Estimated H-index: 115
In 2017, epidemiological studies in humans and experiments in mouse models showed that the intestinal microbiota determines the effectiveness of anticancer immunotherapies. As such the microbiota offers new prognostic biomarkers and shows promise as a target for future antineoplastic treatments.
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