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Inforgraphic: Stomach Cancer Awareness in November

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, when stomach cancer and other medical organizations raise knowledge about the fifth most common cancer, and the third leading cause of cancer deaths (approximately 723,000) on a global basis. While the month of November is traditionally a month where families come together indulge in a holiday feast during Thanksgiving, it’s also the ideal time to create awareness around gastric cancer, and how nourishment can pose challeges for those living with stomach cancer or with complete removal of the stomach…



Source: PatientTalk.org


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