& Breast Cancer
Four reasons towards optimism
of epithelial cancers has increasingly been recognized as a promising
intervention to control cancer. Among the most common epithelial
cancers, gastric cancer seems to be an attractive target for preventive
interventions. Promises for the potential effectiveness of preventive
intervention arises a recent chemoprevention trial  but the
results are inconclusive and previous efforts with -carotene in
the prevention of gastric cancer  or lung cancer , and of
green tea for gastric cancer  were unsuccessful.
We might design effective interventions to disrupt such a progression
to invasive cancer by understanding the mechanisms of initiation
and progression of gastric carcinogenesis and identifying the
factors which influence and drive this process. It is likely that
such a strongly causation-based prevention strategy may meet the
expectations for an effective substantial reduction of cancer
Here, we discuss whether the background of chemoprevention allows
hopes for the realization of the goal to combat gastric cancer.
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