Clinical implications of recent developments in gastric cancer pathology and epidemiology.

@article{Correa1985ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical implications of recent developments in gastric cancer pathology and epidemiology.},
  author={P. Dom{\'i}nguez Correa},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  year={1985},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          2-10
        }
}
Recent developments in the epidemiology of gastric cancer have direct clinical implications: It is important to classify patients as belonging to communities with high or low gastric cancer risk. Most native white Americans are at low risk. American Indians, blacks, and Hispanics, as well as immigrants from Russia, Scandinavia, Japan, and some Latin American countries, are at high risk. In high-risk populations the predominant histologic type of gastric carcinoma is "intestinal" or "expansive… CONTINUE READING