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who in the u.s. is more at risk for stomach cancer?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Lower SE status.: Apparently, there is higher risk in lower soceoeconomic (se) status groups, and in those who eat smoked foods, and heavily salted foods. Many people have ulcers, and helicobacter pylori infection. Treatment of this infection can produce remission in 1/2 of patients who get malt (mucosa associated lymphoid tissue), and has dramatically reduced the incidence of this disease.
Dr. David Masiello
Hematology and Oncology 18 years experience
No one: Gastric cancer appears to be enviormentally linked. Hispanics and asians appear to have the highest risk, but upon imigrating to the us there risk assumes that of everyone else.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Helicobacter: People infected with helicobacter pylori, smokers and those with family history of stomach cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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Dec 28, 2017

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