What is the incidence of gastric cancer in the US?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • 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 26,560 cases of stomach cancer (16,160 in men and 10,400 in women) will be diagnosed in 2021. [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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