Published in Cancer Weekly, July 8th, 2003
"Gastric carcinoma is a worldwide disease with widely variable incidence in different geographic areas. In contrast to an overall reduction in incidence in the United States and other industrialized countries, gastric cancer remains the second most common cancer in the world," investigators in the United States report.
"It continues to be a serious problem in developing countries, and even within specific groups within the United States. In these high-risk populations, multifocal atrophic gastritis (MAG) appears to be the precursor lesion. This article discusses appropriate...
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