Fast Five Quiz: Gastric Cancer

Daniel Catenacci, MD


August 23, 2022

Gastric cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide, accounting for 8% of all cancer deaths in 2020. The incidence and mortality of gastric cancer vary with different geographic regions; the highest rates have been observed in countries in Eastern Asia, South America, and Eastern Europe. Although the identification of risk factors has led to a decline in incidence, gastric cancer is often diagnosed at an advanced stage and carries a poor prognosis. Identifying individuals at risk for gastric cancer can facilitate an early diagnosis and improve outcomes.

How much do you know about gastric cancer? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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