The effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on reducing the incidence of gastric cancer.

@article{Ogura2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on reducing the incidence of gastric cancer.},
  author={Keiji Ogura and Yoshihiro Hirata and Ayako Yanai and Wataru Shibata and Tomoya Ohmae and Yuzo Mitsuno and Shin Maeda and Hirotsugu Watabe and Yutaka Yamaji and Makoto Okamoto and Haruhiko Yoshida and Takao Kawabe and Masao Omata},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={279-83}
}
Epidemiologically, the association between chronic Helicobacter pylori infection and development of gastric cancer is well established. Although the possibility of preventing gastric cancer by eradicating H. pylori infection was recently investigated by several research groups, the results remain controversial. The aim of this study was to determine whether the eradication of H. pylori infection would reduce the incidence of gastric cancer. In total, 304 patients with persistent H. pylori… CONTINUE READING