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BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 26 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:532

Link between infection and cancer - Microbial infections induce breast cancer.

Dear Minerva,

thank You very much for Your right word:

"Might chronic inflammation be a factor in the development of breast

The other word of JAMA is dangerous:

"..Antibiotics may increase risk of breast cancer.."

When we became able to treat infections, cancer emerged.
Children survived infection, died from leukemia.

That is the historical truth.

Sincerily Yours

Friedrich Flachsbart

Competing interests:
None declared

Competing interests: No competing interests

02 March 2004
Friedrich Flachsbart
General Medicine Praxis
37085 Göttingen