Data from: Presence of blood in gastric juice: a sensitive marker for gastric cancer screening in a poor resource setting

Violet Kayamba, Kanekwa Zyambo & Paul Kelly
Background: Gastric cancer survival rates in Africa are low as many cases are diagnosed late. Currently, there are no inexpensive, non-invasive and simple techniques that can be employed in poor resource settings for early case detection. In this study, we explored the possibility using blood in gastric juice as a screening tool to identify patients requiring referral for endoscopy. Methods: The study was conducted at the University Teaching Hospital endoscopy unit in Lusaka, Zambia. During...
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