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Research Article

Contribution of H. pylori and Smoking Trends to US Incidence of Intestinal-Type Noncardia Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A Microsimulation Model

  • Jennifer M. Yeh mail,

    jyeh@hsph.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Chin Hur,

    Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Deb Schrag,

    Affiliation: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Karen M. Kuntz,

    Affiliation: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Majid Ezzati,

    Affiliation: Imperial College of London, London, England, United Kingdom

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  • Natasha Stout,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Zachary Ward,

    Affiliation: Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Sue J. Goldie

    Affiliation: Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: May 21, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001451
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Jennifer M. Yeh, Zachary Ward, Sue J. Goldie
Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Chin Hur
Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Deb Schrag
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Karen M. Kuntz
University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Majid Ezzati
Imperial College of London, London, England, United Kingdom
Natasha Stout
Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jyeh@hsph.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMY CH DS KMK ME NS ZW SJG. Performed the experiments: JMY ZW. Analyzed the data: JMY CH DS KMK ME NS ZW SJG. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: JMY. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: JMY CH DS KMK ME NS ZW SJG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JMY CH DS KMK ME NS ZW SJG. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: JMY CH DS KMK ME NS ZW SJG.