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What determines stage 4 stomach cancer?

Stomach cancer, also known as “gastric cancer,” is estimated by the American Cancer Society to affect over 22,000 people in the United States in 2014. While causes are unknown, some of the risk factors include: gender (male), race (African-American or Asian), family history, age, A blood type, geographical location and having an H. pylori infection.

Sources: cancer.org, en.wikipedia.org, mayoclinic.org, webmd.com

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