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    Microorganisms involved in stomach cancer

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    What is stomach cancer? What causes stomach cancer? Which microorganisms cause stomach cancer?

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    What is stomach cancer?
    Cancer is a group of more than 100 different diseases. They affect the body's basic unit, the cell. Cancer occurs when cells become abnormal and divide without control or order.
    Stomach cancer (also called gastric cancer) can develop in any part of the stomach and can spread throughout the stomach and to other organs. It can grow along the stomach wall into the esophagus or small intestine. It also can extend through the stomach wall and spread to nearby lymph nodes, and to organs such as the liver, pancreas, and colon. Stomach cancer also may spread to distant organs, such as the lungs, lymph nodes above the collar bone, and the ovaries.

    Stomach cancer may be treated with the ...

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    Cancer is a group of more than 100 different diseases. They affect the body's basic unit, the cell. Cancer occurs when cells become abnormal and divide without control or order. Stomach cancer (also called gastric cancer) can develop in any part of the stomach and can spread throughout the stomach and to other organs.

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