Helicobacter pylori infection in Japanese patients with adenocarcinoma of the stomach.

@article{Blaser1993HelicobacterPI,
  title={Helicobacter pylori infection in Japanese patients with adenocarcinoma of the stomach.},
  author={Martin J. Blaser and Kouichi Kobayashi and Timothy L Cover and Ping Cao and Irene D. Feurer and Guillermo I Perez-Perez},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1993},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={799-802}
}
To examine the association of Helicobacter pylori infection with adenocarcinoma of the stomach in Japanese patients, we studied 29 patients and 58 matched controls. Ascertainment of H. pylori status was based on the presence of specific IgG to H. pylori. For the entire group, an association of this infection with gastric adenocarcinoma was suggested but not statistically significant. For patients in a putatively high-risk subgroup (non-cardia tumors and age < or = 70 years), the association was… CONTINUE READING

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