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  • pylori
  • The mechanism by which H. pylori induces stomach cancer potentially involves chronic inflammation, or the action of H. pylori virulence factors such as CagA. (wikipedia.org)
  • oesophagus
  • The oesophagus and stomach are part of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract and the digestive system. (cancervic.org.au)
  • The oesophagus is a long tube that delivers food, fluids and saliva from the mouth and throat to the stomach. (cancervic.org.au)
  • Oesophageal and stomach cancers are malignant tumours found in the tissues of the oesophagus or stomach. (cancervic.org.au)
  • In western countries such as Australia this cancer is most commonly found in the lower section of the oesophagus and where the oesophagus meets the stomach (gastro-oesophageal junction). (cancervic.org.au)
  • There are other less common types of cancer that can affect the oesophagus and stomach, including sarcomas, lymphomas, gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), carcinoid tumours and small cell carcinomas.These types of cancer aren't discussed here and treatment may differ. (cancervic.org.au)
  • The esophagus (American English) or oesophagus (British English) (/ɪˈsɒfəɡəs/), commonly known as the food pipe or gullet, is an organ in vertebrates through which food passes, aided by peristaltic contractions, from the pharynx to the stomach. (wikipedia.org)
  • lymph nodes
  • Stomach cancer can also spread into the lymphatic system to nearby lymph nodes or through the bloodstream to other parts of the body, such as the lungs. (cancervic.org.au)
  • The cancer may spread from the stomach to other parts of the body, particularly the liver , lungs , bones , lining of the abdomen and lymph nodes . (wikipedia.org)