Excessive drinking may increase the risk for a certain type of gastric cancer, but not with moderate intake of alcohol, results from a meta-analysis have shown.
The types of gastric cancer relating in the study is of tumors involving the noncardia, but differences between the associations with tumors of the gastric cardia were not significant
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Asians have inactive ALDH2 genotype that may be the result of less alcohol intake.
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