Gastric cancer and eradication of H. pylori

Michio Kaminishi, Nobuyuki Shimizu, Kouji Nozaki, Hirokazu Yamaguchi, Akemi Yoshikawa, Sachiyo Nomura, Tetsuya Tsukamoto, Masae Tatematsu

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Diagnosis and treatment of gastric cancer has now been established, and prevention is thought to be of importance to overcome this disease. Many experimental and clinical researches have clarified the pivotal role of H. pylori infection in gastric carcinogenesis. Therefore, prevention of gastric carcinogenesis by H. pylori eradication seems to be promising, and the possibility has been suggested by experimental and clinical studies. The issues to be solved are to select the candidates for eradication and to assess the timing of eradication. Development of new diagnostic methods and biomarkers for H. pylori eradication is required.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-15
Number of pages5
JournalGan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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