Posts Tagged "stomach cancer"

Stomach Cancer Linked to Red Meat: How Big Is the Risk?

Posted on Nov 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

November 8, 2010 1:04 PM Posted by Aina Hunter(CBS) More bad news for red-meat lovers: They face an increased risk for cancer of the stomach and esophagus. Scientists who followed almost 500,000 U.S. adults ages 50 to 71 for 10 years found that those who ate the most red meat were 79 percent more likely than those who ate the least to develop squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, Reuters reported. Another type of cancer that forms in the upper portion of the stomach appeared more often in people who ingested the highest amounts of heterocyclic amines (HCA’s), compounds that form...

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Broccoli sprouts may help stop stomach cancer

Posted on Jun 3, 2009 in Cancer

Study shows protective effect against bacteria linked to gastric problemsupdated 9:08 a.m. ET, Mon., April 6, 2009 HONG KONG – Eating two and a half ounces of baby broccoli daily for two months may protect against a common stomach bug that is linked to gastritis, ulcers and even stomach cancer, a study in Japan has found. Fresh broccoli sprouts contain plenty of sulforaphane, a natural biochemical that appears to trigger the production of enzymes in the gut that protect against oxygen radicals, DNA-damaging chemicals, and inflammation. In an article published in the journal Cancer...

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Eradicating Gut Bacteria Improves Stomach Cancer Outcomes

Posted on Mar 27, 2009 in Cancer

THURSDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) — In patients who’ve had surgery for stomach cancer, removing Helicobacter pylori bacteria from the stomach greatly reduces the risk of cancer recurrence, a Japanese study finds. Almost all stomach cancers not related to the heart develop from H. pylori, which has been classified as a group I carcinogen for stomach cancer by the World Health Organization, according to background information in the study. While removal of H. pylori has been shown to have a preventive effect on stomach cancer in animals, trials in humans have produced mixed...

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