Helicobacter pylori as an Etiologic Factor in Primary Lung Carcinoma


BEZMIALEM SCIENCE, vol.6, no.2, pp.134-137, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.14235/bs.2018.1891
  • Title of Journal : BEZMIALEM SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-137


Objective: Although the importance of environmental and occupational exposure to carcinogenic agents in pulmonary carcinoma is well known, some other factors, such as familial predisposition, genetic abnormalities, and recently, the presence of Helicobacter pylori infection, are being disputed. This study focused on the relationship between pulmonary carcinoma and H. pylori infection.