Experimental Stomach Carcinogenesis

  • Takashi Sugimura
  • Takashi Kawachi
Part of the Sloan-Kettering Institute Cancer Series book series (SKICS)


The stomach is the organ which specifically comes into contact with food. Although food differs greatly from country to country, it has been shown that food definitely contains carcinogens: naturally occurring ones (Evans and Mason, 1965), artifically added ones (Sano et al., 1977), and contaminants (Shank et al., 1972; Sugimura et al., 1977). Epidemiological studies have revealed a close correlation between diet characteristics and the frequency of stomach carcinoma (Haenszel et al., 1972; Oiso, 1975).


Gastric Cancer Intestinal Metaplasia Atrophic Gastritis Stomach Cancer Gastric Carcinogenesis 
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  • Takashi Sugimura
    • 1
  • Takashi Kawachi
    • 1
  1. 1.National Cancer Research InstituteTokyoJapan

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