Lack Of Good Oral Health Linked With Pancreatic Cancer Risk: Study

by drsjbecker on December 26, 2012

The health of your mouth could potentially be linked with your cancer risk, a new study in the journal Gut suggests.

Researchers from Brown University, the Forsyth Institute and Harvard University have found that high antibody levels against strains of the oral bacteria Porphyromonas gingivalis are linked with a doubled risk of pancreatic cancer. The body generates antibodies as a response to foreign invaders, like bacteria.

The Huffington Post ( – (Tuesday, September 18, 2012) –


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