[Frontiers in Bioscience 14, 1490-1504, January 1, 2009]

Helicobacter Pylori associated global gastric cancer burden

Sam M. Mbulaiteye1, Michie Hisada2, Emad M. El-Omar3

1Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 2TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc, Lake Forest, Illinois, 3Aberdeen University and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


Figure 1. International and gender-related variation in age-standardized gastric cancer incidence (adjusted to the world population) based on data from Cancer Incidence in Five Continents. Black bars represent rates for males; gray bars represent rates for females. Reproduced with permission from (2).