H. pylori bacteria infection and risk of stomach cancer in mutation carriers
Full article: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2211807
The results of a study in Japan show that people with a bacterial infection called H. pylori and an inherited mutation in an ATM, BRCA1, BRCA2 or PALB2 gene have a high risk of stomach cancer. (Posted 1/19/24)
Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- What is my risk of stomach cancer?
- I have a family or personal history of stomach cancer. Should I consider genetic testing?
- Should I be tested for an H. pylori infection?
- What options do I have for risk reduction?
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