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Risk Factors You Should Know for Gastric (Stomach) Cancer

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Doctor holding an illustration of the stomach.
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Senior man showing stomach pain to doctor.
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Advanced age and male sex


Doctor explaining diagnosis to senior African American couple.
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Race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status


Woman holding a cigarette.
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Dietary habits and tobacco use


Helicobacter Pylori in the stomach.
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Helicobacter pylori stomach infection


Spiral strands of DNA.
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Genetics


Man holding a family tree.
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Family history of stomach cancer


Genetic mutation on DNA.
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Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) (Lynch syndrome)


Doctor examining a patient's stomach.
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Familial adenomatous polyposis


Highlighted stomach in the male digestive system.
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Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer


Senior man explaining stomach pain to his doctor.
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Know and share risk factors with your doctor


Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

@judithebbert

Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.