How does the incidence of gastric cancer vary by sex?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Elwyn C Cabebe, MD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
  • Print

In the United States, gastric cancer affects slightly more men than women; the American Cancer Society estimated that in 2020, 16,980 new cases would be diagnosed in men and 10,620 in women. [10]  Worldwide, however, gastric cancer rates are about twice as high in men as in women. [5]

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!