here is “strong evidence” that consuming alcohol and processed meats like bacon increases the risk of stomach cancer, according to a new health report (.pdf).

The analysis by the World Cancer Research Fund looks at the latest scientific research on diet and possible connections to stomach cancer.

Stomach cancer is the fifth most common cancer across the globe and one of the most deadly – the five-year survival rate is about 25 percent.

Last year, the World Health Organization issued a report saying eating processed meats poses the same cancer risk as smoking.

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