February 11, 2005

H Pylori and Esophageal Cancer Risk

People who aren't infected with Helicobacter pylori have a "markedly increased" risk of developing esophageal cancer, a new study shows. However, the findings don't address the issue of whether or not the bacterium should be eradicated, lead author Dr. Catherine de Martel of Stanford University School of Medicine and her colleagues note. (ABC News)

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