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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

Question 2 of 11

Most people diagnosed with stomach cancer are:

  • AYounger than age 50.
  • BOlder than age 50.

Question 3 of 11

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

  • ACaucasians
  • BHispanic Americans, African Americans, and Asian/Pacific Islanders

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

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

Question 6 of 11

You’re at increased risk for stomach cancer if:

  • AYou’re a smoker
  • BYou don’t smoke

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

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

Question 9 of 11

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

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 10 of 11

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

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 11 of 11

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

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

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