Stomach Cancer

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Key Findings

  • Drinking three or more alcoholic drinks per day increases the risk of this cancer.
  • Consuming foods preserved by salting increases the risk. Research mainly relates to salt-preserved foods, such as pickled vegetables and salted fish, as traditionally prepared in East Asia.
  • Regular intake of processed meat increases the risk of stomach non-cardia cancer.
  • Excess body fat increases the risk of stomach cardia cancer.

Links

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*Only cardia stomach cancer is associated with obesity

**Only non-cardia stomach cancer is associated with processed meat