How can stomach cancer be prevented?

Stomach cancer can be prevented with the following practices:

  • The best way to prevent stomach cancer is by eating a healthy diet that is high in fruits and vegetables and low in salts and red meats.
  • Maintain a healthy weight and practice good exercise habits.
  • Avoid smoking, because it increases the risk for stomach cancer and many other cancers.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 02/17/2019.


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