July 2, 2019 – Greater Awareness Needed of Stomach Cancer Risk in Under-40s, Especially in Latin America [ESMO World GI Press Release]

Stomach cancer should no longer be considered a disease only of older people, and patients under 40 with chronic digestive symptoms should be more actively investigated – especially if they are of Latin American ethnicity. This advice follows new data from a retrospective, observational study in Mexico which showed that one in seven of over 2,000 patients diagnosed with gastric cancer between 2004 and 2016 were under 40.


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