10/29 GI (TRACY)
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GI cancer is ____% of all cancers & ___% of all cancer deaths in the U.S.
1% & 2%
Men are ___ to ___ times more affected than woman
3 to 4
African Americans are ____% more likely to get GI cancer than whites.
The average age of GI cancer diagnosis is ___ - ____.
55 to 85
There is a _____ frequency innorthern China, northern Iran, and South Africa
What are some of the clinical presentations of GI cancer?
- Dysphagia & weight loss
- Chest pain
- Regurgitation & aspiration
What are a couple ways of detecting GI cancer?
- Chest x-ray
- barium swallow
___% to ___% of GI tumors are located on the middle third
40% to 50%
____% to ____% of GI tumors are located in the lower third
25% to 50%
____% to ___% of GI tumors are located in the upper third
10% to 25%
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