How is gastric cancer prevented?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Elwyn C Cabebe, MD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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A diet that includes fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C may have a protective effect. A review of eight trials by Rothwell et al found allocation to aspirin reduced death caused by cancer. A latent period of more than 5 years was observed for stomach cancer. [61]


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