Meat, Alcohol, and Obesity Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

May 11, 2016

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara examines a recent report that warns of different factors associated with an increased risk of stomach cancer.

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara examines a joint report from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund that warns of different factors associated with an increased risk of stomach cancer. Among other findings, the report, “Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Stomach Cancer,” found that the risk of cancers of the lower stomach increased by 18% for every 1.8 ounces of processed meat eaten per day.