NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,390 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- H. pylori
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A type of bacterium that causes inflammation and ulcers in the stomach or small intestine. People with H. pylori infections may be more likely to develop cancer in the stomach, including MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma. Also called Helicobacter pylori.