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Does h. Pylori cause stomach cancer?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Yes, it can.

H. Pylori is a type of bacteria that likes to grow on the inside of the stomach.
This bacteria causes irritation of the stomach wall lining. The body tries to heal, but a vicious cycle of irritation and healing gets started. Over time, the regenerating stomach lining cells become disorganized in their growth which can (not always) lead to cancer growth. H. Pylori therapy can reduce cancer risk.

In brief: Yes, it can.

H. Pylori is a type of bacteria that likes to grow on the inside of the stomach.
This bacteria causes irritation of the stomach wall lining. The body tries to heal, but a vicious cycle of irritation and healing gets started. Over time, the regenerating stomach lining cells become disorganized in their growth which can (not always) lead to cancer growth. H. Pylori therapy can reduce cancer risk.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Yes

H pylori is associated with some stomach cancers, mainly lymphoma.
See the site below for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/h-pylori/ds00958.

In brief: Yes

H pylori is associated with some stomach cancers, mainly lymphoma.
See the site below for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/h-pylori/ds00958.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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