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Stomach Cancer

  • By: Claudia Winograd
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is cancer of the stomach, a muscular organ in the digestive tract. The stomach rests in the center of the upper abdomen, immediately below the ribs. People most susceptible to stomach cancer include those ...

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