Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer.

  title={Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer.},
  author={D McNamara and Colm O'mor{\'a}in},
  journal={Italian journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={30 Suppl 3},
Gastric cancer despite a declining incidence remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality world wide. There is strong epidemiological and histological evidence to associate Helicobacter pylori infection with the subsequent development of gastric cancer. The exact pathophysiological mechanisms involved remain to be elucidated. There is evidence to relate Helicobacter pylori infection and subsequent inflammation with an increase in gastric epithelial cell proliferation and with the… CONTINUE READING


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