Gastric Cancer Epidemiology in Korea

@inproceedings{Shin2011GastricCE,
  title={Gastric Cancer Epidemiology in Korea},
  author={Aesun Shin and Jeongseon Kim and Sohee Park},
  booktitle={Journal of gastric cancer},
  year={2011}
}
Gastric cancer has been the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Korea although the age-standardized mortality and incidence has decreased gradually during last two decades. Helicobacter pylori infection and cigarette smoking are well-established risk factors, and the role of dietary factors, such as salted foods, fresh vegetables and fruits, soy foods, and processed or grilled meats on gastric carcinogenesis has been suggested. In this review, we review national and international gastric cancer… CONTINUE READING
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