gastroenterology
GERD

Expert: PPI link to stomach cancer has “important clinical implications”

Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors in patients who have ever had Helicobacter pylori infection more than doubles the risk of developing stomach cancer, new research suggests. The large population study published online in Gut found a 2.4 fold increased risk in patients who had been treated for H pylori, with dose and duration associated with even higher risk. Previous research ...

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