Screenshot courtesy of National Geographic | A frontal body scan uses radioisotopes to visualize cancerous tissue in the stomach (red) and small intestine (yellow). PHOTOGRAPH BY CAVALLINI JAMES, BSIP/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO

Why is stomach cancer rising in young women?

The increase is particularly worrisome because the disease is often more virulent in women under 55. “These tumors are more advanced at diagnosis, and they’re more aggressive.”

Read in National Geographic


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