Helicobacter pylori Infection and Gastric Adenocarcinoma.

  title={Helicobacter pylori Infection and Gastric Adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Pelayo Correa and maria. b. piazuelo},
  journal={US gastroenterology & hepatology review},
  volume={7 1},
Gastric adenocarcinoma is the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide. Infection with Helicobacter pylori is the strongest recognized risk factor for gastric adenocarcinoma. This bacterial species colonizes the stomach of more than half of the world's population; however, only a very small proportion of infected subjects develop adenocarcinoma. H. pylori causes a chronic gastritis that may last decades, and a multistep precancerous process is recognized for the most frequent… CONTINUE READING


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