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Gastric Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Gastric Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about gastric cancer, see the following:

  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Home Page
  • What You Need To Know About™ Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Prevention
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Screening
  • Unusual Cancers of Childhood
  • Lasers in Cancer Treatment
  • Drugs Approved for Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Smoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)
  • Helicobacter pylori and Cancer

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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General Information About Hypopharyngeal Cancer

Cancer of the hypopharynx is uncommon; approximately 2,500 new cases are diagnosed in the United States each year.[1] The peak incidence of this cancer occurs in males and females aged 50 to 60 years.[2] Excessive alcohol and tobacco use are the primary risk factors for hypopharyngeal cancer.[3,4] In the United States, hypopharyngeal cancers are more common in men than in women.[5] In Europe and Asia, high incidences of pharyngeal cancers, namely, oropharyngeal and hypopharyngeal, have been found...

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    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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