Historical Perspective on Familial Gastric CancerSummary

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C. Richard Boland ; Matthew B. Yurgelun (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, volume 3, issue 2, pages 192-200 (issn: 2352-345X, eissn: 2352-345X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jcmgh.2016.12.003, pmc: PMC5331778
  • Subject: GAPPS | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | GAPPS, gastric adenocarcinoma and proximal polyposis of the stomach | E-cadherin | FAP, familial adenomatous polyposis | Gastric cancer | Lynch Syndrome | Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome | H pylori | Li-Fraumeni Syndrome | LBC, lobular breast cancer | Diffuse Gastric Cancer | RC799-869 | Review | DGC, diffuse gastric cancer | HDGC, hereditary diffuse gastric cancer | Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
    mesheuropmc: digestive system diseases | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Gastric cancer is a common disease worldwide, typically associated with acquired chronic inflammation in the stomach, related in most instances to infection by Helicobacter pylori. A small percentage of cases occurs in familial clusters, and some of these can be linked ... View more
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