Risk of advanced gastric precancerous lesions in Helicobacter pylori infected subjects is influenced by ABO blood group and cagA status.

@article{Rizzato2013RiskOA,
  title={Risk of advanced gastric precancerous lesions in Helicobacter pylori infected subjects is influenced by ABO blood group and cagA status.},
  author={Cosmeri Rizzato and Ikuko Kato and Martyn Plummer and Nubia Mu{\~n}oz and Angelika Stein and Leen Jan van Doorn and Silvia Franceschi and Frederico Canzian},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={315-22}
}
A higher incidence of stomach cancer in ABO blood type A individuals than in those with blood type O has been known for a long time. We studied this association in relation to Helicobacter pylori (Hp) of different cagA status. For our study, we used baseline gastric histopathology data and DNAs from frozen gastric biopsies of 2,077 subjects enrolled in a… CONTINUE READING