Fiber—but Not Probiotics—Boosts Immunotherapy Response for Melanoma

Elisa Becze, BA, ELS, Editor


Patients with melanoma who consume a high-fiber diet during treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) or anti-PD-1 therapy experience longer progression-free survival than those who don’t, researchers reported in Science. And probiotic supplementation, often considered a healthy behavior, reduces immunotherapy response.

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