Risk Factors And Analysis Of Gastric Cancer By Katie Metcalfe

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Register to read the introduction… In her poem, she mentioned some of the risk factors or possible causes that are associated with stomach cancer, [9] (also known as gastric cancer). In addition to diet, other factors that are associated with stomach cancer include exposure to smoking, Helicobacter Pylori, radiation and alcohol among many other factors [10,11,12]. Helicobacter Pylori infection is said to be the strongest known risk factor for stomach cancer [12]. There is an overabundance of evidence brought about from studies supporting the strong association between H. Pylori and stomach cancer [12].
Giesecke for instance carried a study in 1993 looking at the
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