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Stomach cancer surgery with either a full or partial gastectomy can be curative although there are potential risks to this form of treatment
You might be offered stomach cancer chemotherapy as a treatment for your tumor. This may be given either before surgery to shrink it or after
Hello I'm Dr Peter Thatcher, MBBS (the equivalent of MD in the US), gastroenterologist and author of this website dedicated to stomach cancer awareness and education.
If you need stomach cancer or gastric carcinoma advice including causes, diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, awareness & survival rates, qualified help is here!
I was diagnosed with stage 4 gastric cancer 13 months ago. Today i feel great. The initial diagnosis was quite a shock. Otherwise I was in good health
I am scared out of my wits that I have stomach cancer! I have developed a new swelling under my right rib cage
I am worried I might have stomach cancer. I have had symptoms of indigestion and heart burn as well as stomach pain for 10 months, given Omeprazole but no help.
If you are told that you have thickening of the stomach lining and plaque in the long curvature and need chemotherapy is it likely you need surgery
Do you know what happens to a stomach biopsy after you have had your endoscopy test? Have you ever wondered why you don’t get results straight away?
A barium meal is an x-ray examination of your upper gastrointestinal tract. It is used to investigate whether you have got a stomach cancer or ulcer
PET scanning in stomach cancer patients is used to detect secondary tumors in people who are thought to have, but not confirmed, disseminated disease.
Ultrasound in stomach cancer patients is used to stage your disease. There are two types used, transabdominal or endoscopic tests.
There are several clinical findings in stomach cancer that I look for when I see a patient for the first time in clinic with worrying symptoms
An endoscopy procedure is the most common way of investigating your stomach cancer symptoms.
There are various stomach cancer blood tests that your doctor will want to do on you both prior to and after diagnosis.