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Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells
Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells
A mouse model demonstrates that mutations in stomach stem cells can drive gastric cancer growth.
Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells
Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells

A mouse model demonstrates that mutations in stomach stem cells can drive gastric cancer growth.

A mouse model demonstrates that mutations in stomach stem cells can drive gastric cancer growth.

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New Report Counters Claims on the Origin of Gastric Cancer
Diana Kwon | Feb 12, 2020 | 4 min read
Several studies have supported the idea that “chief” cells in the stomach revert to stem cells and lead to cancer, but new results do not observe such dedifferentiation.
Liquid Biopsy Test May Help Screen Eight Types of Cancer
Jim Daley | Jan 21, 2018 | 2 min read
The new diagnostic works by identifying cancer-associated proteins and DNA in patient blood.
Stomach Cells Change Identity to Drive Precancerous State
Diana Kwon | Jun 15, 2017 | 4 min read
A study suggests that “chief” cells in the stomach act as reserve stem cells that are activated by tissue damage and may be the long-sought source of gastric cancer.
Stomach in a Dish
Molly Sharlach | Nov 2, 2014 | 2 min read
Researchers generate the first functional human stomach tissue in vitro.
Human-Pathogen Coevolution
Jef Akst | Jan 13, 2014 | 3 min read
Helicobacter pylori strains that share ancestry with their human hosts are less likely to cause severe disease.
Breath Test for Stomach Cancer
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 8, 2013 | 1 min read
Researchers develop a test that can tell the difference between stomach cancer and other gastrointestinal complaints.
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