Why does stomach (Gastric) cancer occur ? | Gastro Clinix

Gastroclinix is an online resource of information for patients. We provide detailed description of all the problems related to gastrointestinal tract & its basic solutions in an easily understandable language. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In This Video ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Why does stomach cancer occur ? Stomach is the first part of our digestive system, where food digestion starts Stomach cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer related deaths world wide Nearly 7.5 lac people die of stomach cancer every year Let us have a look at risk factors that can cause stomach cancer 1. Bacteria: Stomach infection with H.Pylori bacteria 2. Polyps : Polyps are small tumours in stomach that may turn into cancer 3. Atrophic Gastritis : Atrophic Gastritis is long standing swelling of internal lining of stomach 4. Diet: Smoked & salted food increases the risk of cancer Diet low in fruits & vegetables is also a potential reason 5. Tobacco: Cigarette smoking doubles the risk of stomach cancer 6. Age : Cancer is more common in men & after the age of 50 years 7. Obesity : There is Higher risk of cancer in upper part of stomach in people who are overweight 8. Prior stomach operation : Those who have part of their stomach removed for ulcer also more likely to develop cancer after 20-30 years of operation 9. Type A Blood group : People with this blood group have higher incidence of stomach cancer for unknown reasons 10. Genetic mutations : Higher risk in people who have family history of stomach cancer or certain cancer syndromes Be Aware. Consult your doctor for more information. --------------------------- Read Our Blogs --------------------------- To read more about stomach diseases https://www.gastroclinix.com/stomach/ To know more about Gastro paresis https://www.gastroclinix.com/stomach/gastroparesis/ To read the health tips https://www.gastroclinix.com/health-t... Contact us https://www.gastroclinix.com/contact-us/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- You may follow us on other social medias here: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5OdEc0j7U-lwCXhy9ACFQQ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gastroclinix/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gastroclinix Twitter: https://twitter.com/GastroClinix Pinterest: https://in.pinterest.com/gastroclinix/ Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/user110803012 Metacafe: https://www.metacafe.com/channels/gas... Dailymotion: https://www.dailymotion.com/dm_0955ca... LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/3594... ------------------------------ Our Useful Tags ----------------------------- #gastro #StomachCancer #health

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