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The stomach is the second functional part of the gastrointestinal tract where digestion of masticated foods takes place with the help of stomach acid and enzymes. Stomach cancer or gastric cancer whose exact cause(s) is still not known, happened to be one of the major diseases that took millions of lives in the world.
Notwithstanding an overall decline in its incidence over some decades, stomach cancer still continues to be the fourth major types of cancer and the second most life-threatening cause of cancer deaths in the world, courtesy journal of carcinogenesis published a few years ago.
Though stomach has five different sections and but the most prevalent type of stomach cancer is reported to occur in the area called gastroesophageal junction where the esophagus tube joins the stomach.
Stomach cancer occurs when cancer cells in the stomach outgrow generation of normal cells. Scientists are still not sure as to why healthy cells in the stomach turn into cancer cells but they have been able to pinpoint certain factors that will more likely lead to stomach cancer, such as
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