Helicobacter and Cancer
Fri Oct 27 01:02:17 EST 1995
> cigolott at nbnet.nb.ca (Tom C) writes:
> In message <307DAB57.2727 at tfb.com> - Shan Putnam <sputnam at tfb.com> writes:
> +Does anyone know the mechnanism(s) implicated in Helicobacter
> +sp. causing certain types of cancers (I think certain
> +I know that you can see the spirochete on pathological staining,
> +but I haven't found a good explanation of the cancer-causing
> One possible model is the die off\replacement of host cells. Ya know.....the
> more replacement, the higher the probability of genetric damage. This of
> course does not consider the affects of toxins produced.
> just a model
> tom c.
Another theory is the constant irritation to gastric mucosa may lead to neoplastic changes
Just a theory I read
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