Symptoms of Stomach cancer

Symptoms of stomach cancer Gastric cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Mortality rates are high because most patients with gastric cancer present with advanced disease. However, there has been a steady decline in gastric cancer mortality worldwide, with the rate of decline varying by region. Gastric cancer is usually asymptomatic and […]

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Risk factors of stomach cancer

ENVIRONMENTAL RISK FACTORS Environmental factors have an important role in the etiology of gastric cancer and that exposure to risk factors occurs early in life. 1.Helicobacter pylori —   H. pylori is classified by WHO as  definite carcinogen. Test and treat H pylori  Intestinal-type gastric carcinoma is believed to evolve as a progression from atrophy to metaplasia, […]

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Screening and eradication of Helicobacter pylori for gastric cancer prevention Important questions answered

Gastric cancer remains the 5th most common cause of cancer deaths. Major breakthrough in stomach cancer has been the identification of  H pylori  relation  to gastric cancer . A global consensus meeting was held to review current evidence and knowledge gaps and propose collaborative studies on population-wide screening and eradication of Helicobacter pylori for prevention […]

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