Gastrointestinal Cancer Congress

Gastrointestinal Cancer CongressGastrointestinal Cancer Congress

Cancer is one of the main causes of death around the world, and one in every three 75-year-old person worldwide has it,” said deputy health minister Reza Malekzadeh at the recent Second International Gastrointestinal Cancer Congress, in Tehran.

Iran is among the few countries where stomach cancer is still prevalent while deaths from this type of cancer have been reduced by 20% worldwide, Young Journalists Club reported.

“To lower the rates in Iran, health and hygiene must be given priority,” he said, adding that using aspirin has proved to prevent cancer and strokes.

About 25% of all cancers occur in China killing the largest number of people in the country. mber of people in the country.