Heavy Alcohol Use Is Associated With Gastric Cancer
A study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology found an association between heavy alcohol use and an increased risk of gastric cancer.
Association of malnutrition with geriatric assessment impairments and health‐related quality of life among older adults with gastrointestinal malignancies
Gastric cancer patients over age 60 face a high risk of malnutrition, which lowers their quality of life and leads to a... Read More
Effect of Lifestyle Factors and Garlic Supplementation on Gastric Cancer Incidence
A study of more than 3,000 people found that those who took garlic supplements regularly were protected from gastric cancer, provided they... Read More
Epstein-Barr virus rewires host epigenomes to drive stomach cancer
Epstein-Barr virus is known to raise the risk of gastric cancer. A recent study explains how the virus “rewires” the epigenome to... Read More
Periodontal Disease, Tooth Loss Linked to Esophageal, Gastric Cancer
Harvard researchers found that people with a history of dental problems also face an increased risk of esophageal and gastric cancer.
Drug-Drug Interactions to Avoid in Patients With GI Cancer
People with HER2-positive gastric cancer should not take proton pump inhibitors for heartburn while they are undergoing treatment, recent studies have found.
Hispanic/Latino gastric adenocarcinoma patients have distinct molecular profiles including a high rate of germline CDH1 mutations
Gene sequencing revealed a high rate of mutations that raise the risk of gastric cancer among people of hispanic origins, according to... Read More
Oesophageal and proximal gastric adenocarcinomas are rare after detection of Helicobacter pylori infection
A study of more than 36,000 people with H. pylori raises questions about the long-held belief that eradicating the infection lowers the... Read More
Low-Dose Aspirin Might Lower Odds for Digestive Cancers
Low-dose aspirin may reduce the risk of digestive tract cancers, including gastric cancer, according to European researchers who analyzed 113 studies and... Read More
Family History of Gastric Cancer and Helicobacter pylori Treatment
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that eradicating H. Pylori in people with a family history of... Read More