Classification of Gastritis in First-degree Relatives of Patients with Gastric Cancer in a High Cancer-risk Area in Italy
Anticancer Research, 05/17/2012
Saieva C et al. – Similarities in the frequency of chronic gastritis and sequelae in Northern and Central Italy substantiate the conviction that the difference in GC risk in these regions might be the result of local environmental or lifestyle factors, rather than HP infection. This knowledge is crucial, considering that environmentally related diseases are theoretically preventable.