Media Coverage

Understanding the Microbiome and its Effect on Treatment of Patients with Colorectal Cancer

January 6th, 2020

In an interview with Targeted Oncology at the 2019 Ruesch Center Symposium, Weinberg shared key points from his discussion on mining the microbiome in patients with CRC and summarized the treatment landscape for patients with metastatic disease. He also discussed an upcoming basket trial that uses liquid biopsies to place patients on treatment plans that will be most effective for their individual needs.

Does the tumor microbiome play a role in early-onset colorectal cancer?

October 30th, 2019

The human body is composed of around a trillion cells, and there are a trillion to a trillion-and-a-half bacterial cells composing our gut microbiome. Of these bacteria, some are good and help us digest foods. Others can behave badly and are associated with diseases such as autoimmunity and cancer.