Research focus on gastric cancer.9781600217265
Research focus on gastric cancer.
Ed. by Dorothy C. Cardinni.
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Gastric cancer is particularly associated with diets high in salt and low in fruits and vegetables. Rarely there is a genetic predisposition. This collection is of reports on recent research from medical centers worldwide. Several articles tell of advances in early diagnosis. One deals with the role of neuroendocrine cells in the formation of the cancer. Another reviews recent meta-analysis of genetic susceptibility. There is a discussion of metastasis metastasis /me·tas·ta·sis/ (me-tas´tah-sis) pl. metas´tases
1. transfer of disease from one organ or part of the body to another not directly connected with it, due either to transfer of pathogenic microorganisms or to and lymph node analysis. A striking chapter gives directions, with color photos, of a laparoscopic Laparoscopic
A minimally-invasive surgical or diagnostic procedure that uses a flexible endoscope (laparoscope) to view and operate on structures in the abdomen.
Mentioned in: Obstetrical Emergencies gastrectomy gastrectomy
Surgical removal of all or part of the stomach to treat peptic ulcers. It eliminates the cells that secrete acid and halts the production of gastrin, the hormone that stimulates them. Once a common operation, it is now a last resort. .
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