TITLE

Acid inhibitory medication and risk of gastric and oesophageal cancer

AUTHOR(S)
McColl, K.E. L.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Nov2006, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p1532
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the effects of acid suppressive medications on the risk of gastric and malignancy of the esophagus. Adenocarcinoma of the gullet and stomach occurred more frequently in those patients taking antisecretory medicines. The drugs had threefold and twofold increased the risk of esophageal cancer and gastric non-cardia cancer.
ACCESSION #
23149240

 

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