One week of antibiotics to prevent gastric cancer

December 2008
Gut;Dec2008, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p1721
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the use of antibiotics for one week in order to prevent gastric cancer. This study supports the existing evidence that searching for and annihilating Helicobacter pylori in high-risk populations is beneficial. In this study, subjects were randomized to receive a one-week course of Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy. The goal of the study was the establishment of metachronous gastric cancer.


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