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Surgery for stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm Surgery is an important treatment for many stomach cancers. The results of surgery have improved in the last ten years, because nowadays the cancer is often found and treated earlier, and because better surgical methods have been developed. The operation If the cancer is diagnosed at an early stage, a surgical operation may be a ... Read on »
GASTRIC (STOMACH) CANCER by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sat 24 Jul 2010 6:07am                 Stomach cancer (also called gastric cancer) is the growth of cancer cells in the lining and wall of the stomach.  These two terms most often refer to stomach cancer that begins in the mucus-producing cells on the inside Early Gastric Cancer lining of the stomach (adenocarcinoma).  Adenocarcinoma is the most com ... Read on »
Soy Foods & Stomach Cancer Risk by Robert W. Posted Sun 09 May 2010 11:07am Weekly Health Update:  Soy Foods & Stomach Cancer Risk "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..." By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated: 05/09/2010 The information in this column is intended for informati ... Read on »
The Latest in Diagnosis and Treatment of Stomach Cancer by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 08 Feb 2011 12:00am The stomach is a sac-like organ located in the upper abdomen between the esophagus and small intestine. It is part of the digestive system, functioning in the storage and digestion of food through the secretion of gastric juices. After leaving the stomach, partly-digested food passes into the small intestine and then into the large inte ... Read on »
References for the stomach cancer information centre by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The information in the stomach cancer information centre is based on the Cancerbackup booklet, Understanding Stomach Cancer, which has been produced in accordance with the following sources and guidelines: Guidelines for the Management of Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer. Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain ... Read on »
Stomach Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 12:58am What is stomach cancer? The body is made up of many types of cells. Normally, cells grow, divide and then die. Sometimes, cells mutate (change) and begin to grow and divide more quickly than normal cells. Rather than dying, these abnormal cells clump together to form tumors. If these tumors are cancerous (also called malignant tumors), the ... Read on »
Stomach Cancer Overview by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer, is a disease that develops when cancer cells form in the lining of the stomach. The stomach is a j shaped organ that is part of the digestive system. It is located in the upper part of the abdomen. Symptoms of Stomach Cancer Many times, stomach cancer does not present any symptoms in the ear ... Read on »
Red Meat Linked to Esophageal, Stomach Cancer Risks by Medline Plus Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 8:34am Friday, November 5, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Red-meat lovers may have a greater likelihood of developing certain cancers of the throat and stomach than people who limit their intake of steaks and hamburgers, a new study suggests. ... Read on »
Targeting the Hedgehog Pathway in Stomach Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 31 May 2010 9:00pm Targeting the Hedgehog Pathway in Stomach Cancer Name of the Trial Phase II Randomized Study of FOLFOX Chemotherapy With Versus Without Hedgehog Antagonist GDC-0449 in Patients With Advanced Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Carcinoma (NYCC-09-0356). See the protocol summary . ... Read on »
Chemotherapy for stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm Chemotherapy is the use of anti-cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. The drugs work by disrupting the growth and division of these cells. Even when the tumour itself and the local lymph nodes have been removed by surgery, there is a risk that tiny amounts of the cancer (micro-metastases) have been left behind or have sprea ... Read on »