News in Gastric Cancer

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Helicobacter pylori

Survival Benefit of Palliative Gastrectomy Followed by Chemotherapy for Stage IV Gastric Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma – copy

A study found a high rate of H. Pylori in patients undergoing sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss. That suggests there’s value in screening all sleeve gastrectomy patients for the bacteria, which raises the risk of gastric cancer.

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