New biomarker can help detect stomach cancer earlier, study finds

The biomarker MiR130, a microRNA related to ulcer-causing germs Helicobacter pylori can be found through a blood test and may help recognize early cases of gastric cancer, according to a research study released in Gut.

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Scientist determined the biomarker in mouse designs by mimicing modifications in the stomach similar to those brought on by H. pylori, and identified the same microRNA in human patients who had cancer or precancerous changes..

Scientists also hope the findings can assist recognize why other gastrointestinal cancers are particularly resistant to treatment therapy..

Erica Carbajal –
Monday, October 26th, 2020

The biomarker can be spotted through blood tests, supplying an option to the lengthy and intrusive process a stomach cancer medical diagnosis generally needs, according to researchers..

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