Helicobacter pylori: seroprevalence and colorectal cancer.

  title={Helicobacter pylori: seroprevalence and colorectal cancer.},
  author={Zvi Fireman and Landon W. Trost and Yael Kopelman and Amanda Segal and Ahud Sternberg},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  volume={2 1},
BACKGROUND Previous studies have published controversial results regarding a connection between Helicobacter pylori infection and colorectal cancer. One possible mechanism is increased gastrin secretion in subjects infected with H. pylori, insofar as gastrin is known to be a trophic factor for the colonic mucosa. OBJECTIVES To investigate a possible role of gastrin secretion in H. pylori infection associated with colorectal cancer, and determine whether H. pylori infection is a factor in this… CONTINUE READING

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