n South African Gastroenterology Review - The inflammatory cancer hypothesis : review
|Article Title||The inflammatory cancer hypothesis : review|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Publication Date||Apr 2014|
|Pages||19 - 27|
Epidemiological studies have convincingly shown that chronic inflammation predisposes to cancer. Examples of chronic inflammation leading to cancer formation include:
- Chronic H pylori gastritis leading to gastric cancer,
- Chronic pancreatitis leading to pancreatic cancer and
- Longstanding inflammatory bowel disease associated colitis leading to colon cancer.
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