Changes in duodenal fluid microbiome profile seen in pancreatic cancer

Patients with pancreas ductal adenocarcinoma, compared with pancreatic cysts or normal pancreata, had changes in their duodenal fluid microbiome profiles, according to study results.“Comparison of the microbial profiles of resected pancreatic cancer tissues with duodenal fluid revealed examples of concordance as well as discordance of bacterial and fungal genera consistent with the hypothesis that the main source of microbes within pancreatic tumors is the upper gastrointestinal tract with discordance possibly reflecting examples of hematogenous sources of bacteria,” Shiro Kohi,Read More

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