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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Why Men Are At Higher Risk For Stomach Cancer

MIT researchers show how estrogen protects women from the gastric inflammation that can lead to cancer.

Several types of cancer, including stomach, liver and colon, are far more common in men than in women. Some scientists have theorized that differences in lifestyle, such as diet and smoking, may account for the discrepancy, but growing evidence suggests that the differences are rooted in basic biological differences between men and women. Read more on:

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