If you need stomach cancer or gastric carcinoma advice including causes, diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, awareness & survival rates, qualified help is here!
Hello, I'm Dr Peter Thatcher, an NHS Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist. Welcome to this very special website written specifically with YOU in mind! You can find out more about me here.
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 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.
If you think you might have the condition ask yourself, have I got any of these features?
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 confirmed, I am here to help guide you the mountain of information out there.
Yes, you will almost certainly have an insatiable need to find out about stomach cancer and the type of tumor you have.
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.
Take your time, read carefully and go through the pages of information or use the sitemap for a quick reference if you are looking for something in particular.
It doesn't matter which of the stomach cancer stages you have, whether early or more advanced disease, by the time you leave this site, you will have a much better idea of where you are with this disease.
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.
Be sure, I am with you every step of your journey.
Thanks for stopping by!
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