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Observations on Blood Group Distribution in Peptic Ulcer and Gastric Cancer
  1. R. Doll,
  2. B. F. Swynnerton,
  3. A. C. Newell


    There is increasing evidence that blood group substances play a rôle in the causation of disease or in the protective mechanism against it. This paper records the special liability for patients of blood group O to develop stomal ulceration. Other data studied failed to confirm previous work suggesting that in gastric ulceration or neoplasm blood group A was a characteristic of an antral lesion.

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