"The Stomach Cancer Site"

If you need stomach cancer information including causes, diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, awareness & survival rates, qualified help is here!

Stomach Cancer

Hi, I'm Dr Peter Thatcher and welcome to this very special website that is just right for YOU!

Whatever your circumstance, whether a sufferer looking at treatment options, a loved one or carer seeking advice or just want to find out more about the condition including early symptoms, signs and much, much more – qualified help is here for you.  

Through earlier detection, survival rates will improve and my aim is to provide detailed information to help empower you as well as spreading awareness of the condition.

Take a look at this quick link guide to sections of the website including .....

Stomach Cancer Help On:

Click To Go To Signs Of Stomach Cancer

All you need to know about symptoms, signs and causes.

Click To Go To Types Of Stomach Cancer

Learn about the various tumor types that can occur.

Click To Go To Stomach Cancer Diagnosis

Learn about the investigations used to diagnose the condition and much more!

Click To Go To Stomach Cancer Treatment

Take a look at surgery, chemotherapy & radiotherapy treatment.

Click To Go To Stomach Cancer Prognosis

Survival rates (Prognosis) and Staging fully explained!

Click To Go To Stage 4 Stomach Cancer

Information for those with advanced gastric cancer

Click To Go To Stomach Cancer Patient Stories

An opportunity to share your story, to inspire and provide hope to others with the condition

Click To Go To Stomach Cancer Resources

Some useful addresses for you and your relatives. Organisations that might be helpful for you.

And much, much more!

If you think you might have the condition ask yourself, have I got any of these stomach cancer symptoms?

Symptoms Which Include:

·         A new onset of heartburn or Indigestion

·         Unexplained weight loss

·         Early satiety or feeling full too early when eating meals

·         Bloating

·         Dysphagia or a feeling of food sticking

·         Regurgitating or vomiting food

·         Tired

·         Have black stools

Get A Diagnosis!

If the answer to any of these is YES to any of these symptoms, you must see your doctor for further investigation. Early diagnosis improves your survival rates!

Fortunately in a lot of cases the problem will be benign, but if not, the earlier it is found the better.

If you have confirmed Stomach or Gastric Cancer symptoms, I am here to help guide you the mountain of information out there.

Antral Stomach Cancer Picture

About These Malignant Tumors

Yes, you will almost certainly have an insatiable need to find out about stomach cancer, but you will also need to know where you stand and the treatment options available to you.

I will take you through everything you need to know about the condition, its causes, diagnosis and treatment including surgery, chemotherapy, survival rates and much more.

So, No Matter Which Of The Stages You Have

It doesn't matter which of the stomach cancer stages you have, by the time you leave this site, you will have a much better idea of where you are with this disease, the causes and treatment options available to you such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Yes, you are not alone.  It can be a very frightening time and a lot of this can be due to fear of the unknown.

You may feel that you can’t discuss your fears or concerns with those closest to you or that you fear asking for the advice that you really need.

Take a look around the site, it’s here to provide awareness, help and education.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, let me know as I'm always looking for new ideas and happy to advise you.

Thanks for stopping by!

Best Wishes


Peter Thatcher MBBS, MRCPI

Physician and Gastroenterologist

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