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the opening into the stomach and that part of the stomach connected to the esophagus

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2]) persons to develop adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and cancers of the gastric cardia, liver, and kidney (6-9).
Randomized clinical trial on the combination of preoperative irradiation and surgery in the treatment of adenocarcinoma of gastric cardia (AGC)--report on 370 patients.
However the authors found that PA and cancer associations were BMI-independent with the exception of some cancers known to be obesity-related, such as esophageal adenocarcinoma and cancers of the liver, gastric cardia, kidney, and endometrium.
Cancer of the Gastric Cardia is Rising in Incidence in anAsian Population and is Associated with Adverse Outcome.
It has been estimated that the infection with this bacterium is responsible for 77% of the cases of distal gastric cancer and is associated with both types, intestinal and diffuse, but not with carcinomas originating in the gastric cardia (9).
Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy: risk of adenocarcinoma and squamous-cell carcinoma of the esophagus and adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia.
epidemiological differences between adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia in the UsA.
Studies have shown that the majority of gastric carcinoma patients among American Asian/Pacific Islanders have non cardia cancers while Hispanics, blacks and whites have higher rates of gastric cardia cancers11.
In patients with cardiac hiatal hernia the esophagus is shortened due to migration (1 cm) of its part, placed in a ring of esophageal opening, abdominal section (3 cm) and gastric cardia (3 cm) to the posterior mediastinum.
This cohort was then linked to the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, and the researchers were able to identify patients in the former registry who subsequently developed adenocarcinomas or unspecified malignancies of the esophagus and gastric cardia adenocarcinomas.
In total, 117 patients developed high-grade dysplasia or cancer of the esophagus or gastric cardia, wrote the authors: 70 adenocarcinomas or unspecified cancers of the esophagus, 10 adenocarcinomas of the gastric cardia, and 37 cases of esophageal high-grade dysplasia.
Engel et al [24], identified several risk factors for esophageal adenocarcinoma, gastric cardia adenocarcinoma, esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma and noncardia gastric adenocarcinoma: a few known risk factors account for a majority of esophageal and gastric cancers.
Marked regional variation in adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and the gastric cardia in the United States.
The types of gastric cancer relating in the study is of tumors involving the noncardia, but differences between the associations with tumors of the gastric cardia were not significant
Blot WJ, Devesa SS, Kneller RW, Fraumeni JF Jr: Rising incidence of adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and gastric cardia.