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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 »
Gastric Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Cancer of the stomach, also called gastric cancer, is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells arise from the lining of the stomach. Stomach cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and then may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs. Stomach cancers are classified according to the type of tissue where they origina ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: hereditary diffuse gastric cancer by nih.gov Posted Tue 28 Jan 2014 2:52pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed January 2014 What is hereditary diffuse gastric cancer? Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC) is an i ... Read on »
Gastric cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Definition Gastric cancers are malignancies of the stomach. Alternative Names Cancer - stomach; Stomach cancer; Gastric carcinoma Causes Several different types of cancer can occur in the stomach. The most common type is called adenocarcinoma, which refers to the way the cancer looks under the microscope. There are several ty ... Read on »
Treating Stomach Cancer by DigestBetter .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm 1 Comment ANNOUNCER: Treatment for gastric cancer, or cancer of the stomach, depends on how far the cancer has spread in the body. Doctors rate the extent of the disease through a process called staging. DAVID ILSON, MD: Staging, basically, is defined by the depth of penetration of the tumor into the stomach wall, so that stage I would be very superficial ... Read on »
Health Headlines - April 13 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Gleevec Prevents Gastro Tumor Recurrence: Study People who took the drug Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) after having a particular type of gastrointestinal tumor removed were significantly less likely to have the cancer recur than people who didn't take the drug, the U.S. National Institutes of Health said Thursday in announcing results of a new ... Read on »
What causes hiccups? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm Most of the time, doctors never find the cause of persistant hiccups. When a cause is found it is almost always something that irritates or presses on the nerves leading to the heart, lungs or diaphragm, such as a tumor, stomach ulcer, or irregular heart beats. Your windpipe, which carries air to your lungs, is located just in front of you ... Read on »
Helicobacter pylori and Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 10:24pm Helicobacter pylori and Cancer Key Points Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacterium that is found in the stomach of about two-thirds of the world’s population (see Questions 1 and 2 ). Although H. pylori does not cause illness in most infected people, infection with this bacterium is a major risk factor for pepti ... Read on »
stomach pain after eating by iamzakaria Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 6:09am here are the main causes of stomach pain after eating that may require medical attention. ulcers – if you have an ulcer, any food you eat may irritate it, causing stomach pains after you’ve eaten. you can get ulcers in the lining of stomach itself, or you can get them in the upper part of the intestine known as the duodenum. stomach canc ... Read on »
Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD) by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 11:58am In recent years, the incidence of Proventricular Dilatation Disease has been increasing at an alarming rate. Originally termed Macaw Wasting Disease, PDD has been identified in many species of psittacine birds, most commonly in African Greys, Cockatoos, Eclectus, and Macaws. PDD is three times more likely to affect adults than juveniles ... Read on »