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Current issues in stomach cancer (gastric cancer)

Current issues highlight some of the latest research into stomach cancer (gastric cancer), new therapies becoming available and new drug treatments coming to the market.
  • Heliobacter infection and the development of gastric cancer An epidemiological study from Japan has just been published (New Eng J Med 2001; 345: 784-9) strongly linking heliobacter infection with the development of stomach/gastric cancer. 1526 Japanese...
  • Hereditary stomach/gastric cancer Familial diffuse gastric cancer is an autosomally inherited disease that develops at a younger age than the much commoner sporadic form of this cancer. Germ line truncating mutations in the...