Gastric Cancer FAQs
Reviewed by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
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Q:Stomach cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the world. True or False?
Q:What are major risk factors for developing stomach cancer?
A:Risk factors for developing stomach cancer include:
Q:Stomach cancer is hereditary: True or False?
Q:What blood type is most at risk for stomach cancer?
A:People with type A blood have an increased risk of developing stomach cancer.
Q:Why is stomach cancer rarely diagnosed early?
A:In the early stages, stomach cancer often does not present any symptoms.
Q:How is stomach cancer diagnosed?
A:Stomach cancer diagnosis begins with a history and physical by your doctor.
Q:Which bacteria is commonly linked to stomach cancer?
A:Certain strains of Helicobater pylori (H. pylori) are commonly associated with stomach cancer.
Q:Stomach cancer can be treated by removing part of the stomach: True or False?
Q:What is the average age of stomach cancer diagnosis?
A:The average age a person is diagnosed with stomach cancer is 69.
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