STOMACH CANCER

Stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer, is a malignant tumor arising from the lining of the stomach.

Stomach cancer causes about 800,000 deaths worldwide per year.

Stomach cancer cells can spread by breaking away from the original tumor. They enter blood vessels or lymph vessels, which branch into all the tissues of the body

Men have more than double the risk of stomach cancer than women

Symptoms

1. Indigestion and stomach discomfort 2. Bloated feeling after eating 3. Weakness and fatigue 4. Nausea and occasional vomiting 5. Weight loss 6. Bleeding (vomiting blood or having blood in the stool)

Diagnosis

1. Gastroscopic exam 2. Upper GI series 3. Computed Tomography

Treatment

1. Surgery of Stomach 2. Chemo Therapy 3. Radiation Therapy 4. Multimodality therapy

Information By: http://www.empowereddoctor.com/cancer