New research suggests there is a link between certain types of bacteria and esophageal cancer.
- Researchers compared oral bacteria samples from people with and without esophageal cancer.
- Cancer patients had higher levels of certain types of oral bacteria.
- The bacteria associated with gum disease was found in the samples belonging to cancer patients.
These findings highlight the importance of keeping your teeth and gums healthy, just as directed by your dentist.
Read the full story here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171201090955.htm