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H. pylori bacteria infection and risk of stomach cancer in mutation carriers

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAY/bacterial-infection-and-stomach-cancer-risk
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)

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