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Red Meat May Increase Risk for Noncardia Gastric Cancer

News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD
CME Author: De'sire'e Lie, MD, MSEd

Feb. 28, 2006 ― Red meat is associated with an increased risk for noncardia gastric cancer, particularly in those with positive Helicobacter pylori cultures, according to the results of a prospective cohort study reported in the March 1 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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