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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

(p.707) 37 Stomach Cancer
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention



Oxford University Press

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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