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n South African Gastroenterology Review - The inflammatory cancer hypothesis : review

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1812-1659
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Abstract

Epidemiological studies have convincingly shown that chronic inflammation predisposes to cancer. Examples of chronic inflammation leading to cancer formation include:

  1. Chronic H pylori gastritis leading to gastric cancer,
  2. Chronic pancreatitis leading to pancreatic cancer and
  3. Longstanding inflammatory bowel disease associated colitis leading to colon cancer.

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2014-04-01
2017-09-20

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