[Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer].

  title={[Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer].},
  author={Noritoshi Tanida and Takashi Sakagami and Yoichi Nakamura and Akihiko Kawaura and Yorinori Hikasa and Takashi Shimoyama},
  journal={Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={97 4},
H. pylori has been included as a definite biological carcinogen by WHO/ IARC. H. pylori is thought to play a role in the gastritis-metaplasia-carcinoma sequence by inducing atrophic gastritis. Clinical and epidemiological studies have shown a close association between H. pylori infection and gastric cancer. Yet, experimental evidence is equivocal. Epidemiological evidence also suggests that there are significant variable(s) other than H. pylori infection in gastric carcinogenesis. Clearly many… CONTINUE READING

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