Risk factors in gastric cancer.

  title={Risk factors in gastric cancer.},
  author={Debora Compare and Alba Rocco and Gerardo Nardone},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  volume={14 4},
STATE OF THE ART Gastric cancer (GC) is still a major health problem worldwide due to its frequency, poor prognosis and limited treatment options. At present prevention is likely to be the most effective means of reducing the incidence and mortality from this disease. The most important etiological factors implicated in gastric carcinogenesis are diet and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. High intake of salted, pickled or smoked foods, as well as dried fish and meat and refined… CONTINUE READING
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