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Stomach cancer or gastric cancer affects around 7,000 people each year in the UK. Stomach cancer is difficult to detect in the early stages because the initial symptoms are also seen in less serious conditions such as persistent indigestion, heart burn, trapped wind, burping and stomach ache.
Between death and deportation

Between death and deportation

Study explains how colon cancer cells spread to the liver

Study explains how colon cancer cells spread to the liver

NF-κB1 gene known to drive cancer development is critical for preventing stomach cancers

NF-κB1 gene known to drive cancer development is critical for preventing stomach cancers

Discovery of genes could lead to development of novel therapies for EBV-related cancers

Discovery of genes could lead to development of novel therapies for EBV-related cancers

Gastric environment permanently changes in the presence of Helicobacter pylori infection

Gastric environment permanently changes in the presence of Helicobacter pylori infection

Scientists develop genetically engineered probiotic that targets and kills cancer cells in the gut

Scientists develop genetically engineered probiotic that targets and kills cancer cells in the gut

Malnutrition remains underdiagnosed, undertreated for decades among hospitalized patients

Malnutrition remains underdiagnosed, undertreated for decades among hospitalized patients

Researchers use genomic technologies to better understand risk factor for stomach cancer

Researchers use genomic technologies to better understand risk factor for stomach cancer

Mature cells also play role in initiating cancer, study suggests

Mature cells also play role in initiating cancer, study suggests

FDA grants approval to first biosimilar for treatment of patients with breast, stomach cancers

FDA grants approval to first biosimilar for treatment of patients with breast, stomach cancers

Elevated oral pathogens, less bacterial diversity linked to risk of developing precancerous gastric lesions

Elevated oral pathogens, less bacterial diversity linked to risk of developing precancerous gastric lesions

Genetic diversity of tumor tissues can be barrier to precision medicine in gastric and esophageal cancers

Genetic diversity of tumor tissues can be barrier to precision medicine in gastric and esophageal cancers

Increased risk of cancer among men with a curved penis

Increased risk of cancer among men with a curved penis

Prolonged use of PPIs linked with two-fold increased risk of stomach cancer, study finds

Prolonged use of PPIs linked with two-fold increased risk of stomach cancer, study finds

Genetic variability of Helicobacter pylori complicates efforts to develop effective vaccine

Genetic variability of Helicobacter pylori complicates efforts to develop effective vaccine

Research provides clues to how infectious bacteria may increase risk of cancer

Research provides clues to how infectious bacteria may increase risk of cancer

Ondek raises capital to develop new treatment for childhood allergy

Ondek raises capital to develop new treatment for childhood allergy

Researchers find low adherence of physicians to H. pylori guidelines

Researchers find low adherence of physicians to H. pylori guidelines

Study prompts further assessment of tomato extracts’ use in gastric cancer prevention

Study prompts further assessment of tomato extracts’ use in gastric cancer prevention

VUMC researcher receives grant to test efficacy of drug for reversing precancerous stomach lesions

VUMC researcher receives grant to test efficacy of drug for reversing precancerous stomach lesions