Endoscopic screening for gastric cancer cost-effective for Asian Americans in the U.S.

Endoscopic screening for gastric cancer with surveillance of gastric preneoplasia was cost-effective for Asian Americans aged at least 50 years, according to study results.Shajia C. Shah, MD, MPH, of the division of gastroenterology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and colleagues wrote that gastric cancer incidence is low in the United States, but immigrants from higher incidence countries retain their higher risk.“While the U.S. is overall considered a low-to-intermediate incidence country for gastric cancer, there are clear racial/ethnic differences in disease burden,”Read More

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