Smart + Strong.
All Rights Reserved.
Smart + Strong®
is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.
For people who are newly diagnosed or undergoing active treatment, there is little specific dietary guidance, but new evidence is emerging.
Microorganisms in the gut influence how the body responds to common cancer treatments, including immunotherapy.
Low fiber consumption and use of probiotics were linked to poorer response to checkpoint inhibitors for melanoma patients.
Altering gut bacteria may help overcome resistance to checkpoint inhibitors in people with melanoma and other cancers.
Patients who take probiotics are less likely to respond immunotherapy.
A high-fiber diet may help checkpoint medications work better—but probiotic supplements could interfere with response.
Probiotics have been shown to help with long-term symptom management for cancer patients following treatment.
You have been inactive for 60 minutes and will be logged out in . Any updates not saved will be lost.
Click here to log back in.