What is it about?

Helicobacter pylori antibody test and eradication can reduce gastric cancer risk. Choosing Helicobacter pylori antibody test as a screening method means that eradication of Helicobacter pylori can prevent gastric cancer.

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Why is it important?

Gatric cancer screening using Helicobacter pylori antibody test is strongly recommend to reduce gastric cancer incidence and mortality in high prevalence countries.


This article can save lives from stomach cancer by promoting Helicobacter pylori antibody testing and eradication, instead of current strategies.

Akiko Kowada

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This page is a summary of: Cost-effectiveness of Helicobacter pylori test and eradication versus upper gastrointestinal series versus endoscopy for gastric cancer mortality and outcomes in high prevalence countries, Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, June 2019, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/00365521.2019.1627408.
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