It’s Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s the 5th most common type of cancer. Learn more.
1 million cases of stomach cancer are diagnosed each year.
Stomach cancer is the 3rd-highest cause of cancer deaths, behind only lung and liver cancer.
1 in 111 people will be diagnosed with stomach cancer in their lifetime.
1 to 3% of stomach cancer is related to inherited cancer syndromes.
In 2014, $1.8 billion was spent on stomach cancer care, but only $11.2 million was given to research.
Stomach cancer is hard to diagnose, so it’s usually caught later.