Bacterial invaders drive CRC progression

The oral bacterium Fusobacterium nucleatum is often found in colorectal cancer (CRC). In the 21 July 2020 issue of Science Signaling, Casasanta et al. show that CRC cell–resident F. nucleatum promotes cytokine secretion that may potentiate tumor growth and metastatic progression in patients.
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