The most important way to prevent stomach cancer is to avoid cigarette smoking. Eating more fruits and vegetables and less smoked or pickled foods, salt, and foods with a high amount of nitrates is helpful as well.
Wear protective garments if working in the coal mining, metal processing, or rubber industries. Occupational exposure in these industries has been shown to increase the risk of gastric cancer.
Caring for a patient with cancer affects the family caregiver's quality of life.
Family caregivers usually begin caregiving without training and are expected to meet many demands without much help. A caregiver often neglects his or her own quality of life by putting the patient's needs first. Today, many health care providers watch for signs of caregiver distress during the course of the patient's cancer treatment. When caregiver strain affects the quality of caregiving, the patient's well-being...