What is the incidence of gastric cancer in the US?

Updated: Feb 24, 2020
  • Author: Elwyn C Cabebe, MD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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The American Cancer Society estimates that about 27,600 cases of stomach cancer (16,980 in men and 10,620 in women) will be diagnosed in 2020. [10] Median age at diagnosis is 68 years. [2] Gastric cancer is the 15th most common cancer in the US. [2]


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