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Who is most likely to get stomach cancer?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Many risk factors

It is more common in men and those over 50 years old.
A prior history of h. Pylori infection and non-white ancestry is also a risk. Diets rich in smoked meats & foods are risky (e.g. As in east asia). A family history of cancer or a prior history of stomach surgery and smoking is also risk inducing. Certain inherited syndromes also increase the risk (lynch syndrome, brca mutations).

In brief: Many risk factors

It is more common in men and those over 50 years old.
A prior history of h. Pylori infection and non-white ancestry is also a risk. Diets rich in smoked meats & foods are risky (e.g. As in east asia). A family history of cancer or a prior history of stomach surgery and smoking is also risk inducing. Certain inherited syndromes also increase the risk (lynch syndrome, brca mutations).
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Worldwide stomach Ca

Is more common and in japan, frequent enought towarrant endoscopic screening.
Some thing japanese diet leads to this (and less breast cancer). Stomach cancer was more prominent with salted preservation rather than refrigeration, and antibiotic use. Poor nutrition, alcohol are factors in incidence.

In brief: Worldwide stomach Ca

Is more common and in japan, frequent enought towarrant endoscopic screening.
Some thing japanese diet leads to this (and less breast cancer). Stomach cancer was more prominent with salted preservation rather than refrigeration, and antibiotic use. Poor nutrition, alcohol are factors in incidence.
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