Dysbiosis from H. pylori infection may be involved in gastric carcinogenesis

Microbial dysbiosis caused by Helicobacter pylori infection may be an important driver in the development of gastric cancer, according to study results.Kai-Feng Pan, MD, PhD, of Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, and colleagues wrote that previous research has shown that altered microbiota may play a role in gastric carcinogenesis.“However, whether H. pylori can function as a bacterial driver and interact with other gastric bacteria, which are subsequently involved in the process of carcinogenesis, remains unknown,” they wrote. “Investigation ofRead More

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