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Gastric Cancer

Prevention of Gastric Cancer

There are a number of steps people can take to reduce their risk of developing gastric cancer. These include: 
 
  • Limiting alcohol consumption
  • Limiting chemical exposure, especially for individuals who work with chemicals
  • Eating fewer salted, smoked or pickled foods, which contain nitrites and nitrates
  • Exercise and weight control
  • Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains
  • Quitting smoking
  • Ensuring the patient gets an adequate supply of vitamins and minerals, including calcium, magnesium, pyridoxine and folic acid
 

Locations for Gastric Cancer