Are You at Risk for Gastric Cancer?

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Question 1 of 11

Stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer, tends to develop slowly over many years. These early changes don't always cause symptoms. Who is more likely to develop gastric cancer?

AMen
BWomen
AMen
BWomen
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Question 2 of 11

Most people diagnosed with stomach cancer are:

AYounger than age 50.
BOlder than age 50.
AYounger than age 50.
BOlder than age 50.
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Question 3 of 11

In the United States, stomach cancer occurs more often among:

ACaucasians
BHispanic Americans, African Americans, and Asian/Pacific Islanders
ACaucasians
BHispanic Americans, African Americans, and Asian/Pacific Islanders
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Question 4 of 11

Eating this food regularly may increase your risk of stomach cancer:

ASmoked meats
BSalted fish and meat
CPickled vegetables
DAll of the above
ASmoked meats
BSalted fish and meat
CPickled vegetables
DAll of the above
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Question 5 of 11

Being infected with Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) bacteria may be a major cause of stomach cancer, especially cancers in the lower part of the stomach.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 6 of 11

You’re at increased risk for stomach cancer if:

AYou’re a smoker
BYou don’t smoke
AYou’re a smoker
BYou don’t smoke
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Question 7 of 11

If you have this blood type you’re at higher risk for stomach cancer:

AType O
BType A
CType B
DType AB
AType O
BType A
CType B
DType AB
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Question 8 of 11

If you have a parent, sister, brother, or child who has stomach cancer, your risk for developing it yourself is higher.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 9 of 11

Your stomach cancer risk is lower if you’ve had part of your stomach removed.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 10 of 11

Getting too much vitamin B12 is linked to the development of stomach cancer.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 11 of 11

Workers in the coal, metal, and rubber industries have a lower risk of getting stomach cancer.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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