A Passion for Preventing Cancer 

Did you know that one in five new cancers is caused by infection?

Meira Epplein, PhD, a co-leader for Duke Cancer Institute’s Cancer Control and Population Sciences Research Program, is working to get the word out about testing and treatment for a common stomach bacterium called h pylori.

In studies, eradicating h pylori reduced  stomach cancer risk by as much as 50 percent.

August 23, 2018