Immunotherapy is a new anti-cancer strategy based on the destruction of tumors by a stimulation of the immune system. These fascinating results indicate that the effectiveness of this approach requires the presence of certain intestinal bacteria, an unexpected discovery which could allow significant improvement in the success of these treatments. Download this column

Richard Béliveau

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Alcohol is the drug most commonly consumed by the population, with more than 8 in 10 Quebeckers regularly consuming alcoholic drinks. It seems that this attraction to alcohol is the result of a genetic mutation which occurred several million years ago, even before the appearance of the first Homo sapiens. Download the column