A past history of gastric ulcers and Helicobacter pylori infection increase the risk of gastric malignant lymphoma.

@article{Suzuki2006APH,
  title={A past history of gastric ulcers and Helicobacter pylori infection increase the risk of gastric malignant lymphoma.},
  author={Takeshi Suzuki and Keitaro Matsuo and Hidemi Ito and Kaoru Hirose and Kenji Wakai and Toshiko Saito and Shigeki Sato and Yasuo Morishima and Shigeo Nakamura and Ryuzo Ueda and Kazuo Tajima},
  journal={Carcinogenesis},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={1391-7}
}
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a causative agent for peptic ulcers as well as some types of gastric lymphoma; however, the relationship between a peptic ulcer history in combination with H. pylori infection and the risk of gastric lymphoma has not been fully evaluated. To examine this point, we conducted a case-control study with 645 patients histologically diagnosed as having malignant lymphomas and 3225 non-cancer controls. Plasma H. pylori IgG status was assessed for subgroups for which… CONTINUE READING
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