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Stomach (Gastric) Cancer: Prevention, Genetics, Causes

Prevention

  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing stomach cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.

Genetics

  • Cancer Genetics Services Directory

    Directory of professionals who provide services related to cancer genetic risk assessment, counseling, and testing.

  • Cancer Genetics Overview (PDQ®)
    [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary in which the features of hereditary cancer and the structure and content of other PDQ cancer genetics summaries are described. The summary also contains an extensive list of genetics resources available online.

Causes and Risk Factors

  • Helicobacter pylori and Cancer

    A fact sheet about the relationship between H. pylori infection and gastric cancer, gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma, and other cancers.

  • Chemicals in Meat Cooked at High Temperatures and Cancer Risk

    A fact sheet that explains how certain chemicals are formed in meat that is cooked using high-temperature methods, such as pan frying or grilling, and describes the results of research on the relationship between consumption of these chemicals and cancer risk.