Oncology & Cancer

Persistent Black-White disparities seen in cancer mortality

(HealthDay)—The overall Black-White disparities are narrowing in cancer incidence but persist in cancer mortality, according to a report published online Feb. 10 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Oncology & Cancer

What's new in gastric cancer treatment and research

November is Gastric Cancer Awareness Month. Gastric cancer, also known as stomach cancer, was the sixth most common cancer in 2020, with 1.09 million new cases, according to the World Health Organization. It was the fifth ...

Oncology & Cancer

Bacterial molecule may be key to fighting stomach cancer

Humans are exposed to many types of bacteria daily, the majority of which are harmless. However, some bacteria are pathogenic, which means they can cause disease. An extremely common pathogenic bacterial infection is Helicobacter ...

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Stomach cancer

Stomach or gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs; particularly the esophagus, lungs and the liver. Stomach cancer causes about 800,000 deaths worldwide per year.

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