Dietary salt intake and risk of gastric cancer.

  title={Dietary salt intake and risk of gastric cancer.},
  author={Lanfranco D'elia and F Galletti and Pasquale Strazzullo},
  journal={Cancer treatment and research},
Humans began to use large amounts of salt for the main purpose of food preservation approximately 5,000 years ago and, although since then advanced technologies have been developed allowing drastic reduction in the use of salt for food storage, excess dietary salt intake remains very common. Gastric cancer is a common neoplasia, and dietary factors, including salt consumption, are considered relevant to its causation. A number of experimental studies supported the cocarcinogenic effect of salt… CONTINUE READING
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