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can peptic ulcer disease lead to cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Rarely: Peptic ulcers and stomach cancer are both caused, in part, by helicobacter infection. A stomach cancer may present as an ulcer. A bona fide peptic almost never turns into cancer.
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

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