Understanding Gastric Cancer: Risks, Symptoms, Screening, Treatments, and Prevention

Gastric cancer, a malignant tumor originating from the mucous membrane epithelial cells of the stomach, ranks as the fifth most common cancer worldwide and is associated with high mortality rates. The development of gastric cancer is a complex process influenced by multiple factors. Among these, Helicobacter pylori infection stands out as a primary cause, linked to over 60% of cases.