Genetics of gastric cancer.

  title={Genetics of gastric cancer.},
  author={N Peddanna and Shawn E. Holt and Ram Singar Verma},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  volume={15 5B},
Although the death rate from gastric carcinoma in the US and other western communities has decreased in recent times, a similar trend has not been noted in other countries, especially S.E. Asia. Upto 95% of all malignant gastric neoplasms are adenocarcinomata, but other types of gastric cancer have evoked considerable interest in the literature. Genetic factors have been suspected of playing a pivotal role in the etiology of gastric cancer but no clear inheritance pattern has emerged and… CONTINUE READING

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