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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention$
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David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195149616

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001

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Stomach Cancer

Stomach Cancer

Chapter:
(p.707) 37 Stomach Cancer
Source:
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
Author(s):

ATSUKO SHIBATA

JULIE PARSONNET

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0037

This chapter reviews the epidemiology of stomach cancer, focusing on adenocarcinoma of the stomach, including that of the gastric cardia and gastoesophageal junction. Topics covered include classification, preneoplasia, demographic patterns, environmental factors, host factors, and preventive measures.

Keywords:   stomach, cancer risk, cancer epidemiology, cancer prevention, gastric cardia, gastoesophageal junction

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