Published in Cancer Weekly, April 19th, 2005
According to recent research from Japan, "Because gastric cancer is still the most common cancer, its prevention is one of the most important aspects of Japan's cancer control strategy. Observations among Japanese immigrants in the USA and Brazil based on the geographic differences, the trend in cancer incidence with time, and the change in incidence patterns indicate that gastric cancer is closely associated with dietary factors, such as the intake of salt and salted food."
"In international and intra-Japanese ecological studies, the average salt excretion level,...
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