News tagged with gastric cancer

Can eGFR be a routine preoperative renal function test?

A research team from Japan evaluated the validity of the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) as a preoperative renal function parameter in patients with gastric cancer. Their study showed that eGFR was as equally ...

May 20, 2010
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Study examines incidence of gastric cancer

The incidence of a certain type of gastric cancer has declined in the last 30 years for all age groups and races, except for whites 25 to 39 years of age, according to a study in the May 5 issue of JAMA.

May 04, 2010
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Preventing gastric cancer with antibiotics

Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium found in about 50% of humans worldwide, can cause stomach ulcers and, in extreme cases, gastric cancer. In an article for F1000 Medicine Reports, Seiji Shiota and Yoshio Yamaoka discuss the p ...

Mar 12, 2010
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Helicobacter pylori and EBV in gastric carcinomas

Mechanisms of gastric carcinogenesis are still not yet understood. Studies have linked genetic and epigenetic factors or microbiological agents to gastric cancer, but they didn't look for these events together. Dr. Ferrasi ...

Feb 10, 2010
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Characteristics of young age gastric cancer patients

Two percent to fifteen percent of patients with gastric cancer (GC) are younger than 45 years of age and there has been an increase in the relative proportion of young age GC compared with older age GC, especially in young ...

Jan 19, 2010
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