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Stomach Cancer Symptoms by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm About Stomach Cancer Symptoms: Many times, stomach cancer does not present any symptoms in the early stages. It is so important to talk about any symptoms or discomforts you are experiencing early on. These symptoms of stomach cancer are also symptoms of many other illnesses. Blood in the stool: Seeing blood in the stools is a sympt ... Read on »
Symptoms Of Stomach Cancer by Ahmad.H Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 4:01pm Stomach cancer symptoms can lack specificity in the early course of the disease. This may cause the patient to ignore these vague symptoms till the disease becomes advanced which will then present with more obvious symptoms. As its name suggests, stomach cancer is a neoplastic cancerous growth involving part or the whole of th ... 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 »
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 »
Symptoms of stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The symptoms of stomach cancer may include any of the following: indigestion that does not go away losing your appetite difficulty in swallowing losing weight a bloated feeling after eating feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting) heartburn blood in the stools (bowel motion) or black stools tiredness due ... Read on »
Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore by Karen Bettison Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm 15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore WebMD uncovers common cancer warning signs women often overlook. By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Feature Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Women tend to be more vigilant than men about getting recommended health checkups and cancer screenings, according to studies and experts. They're generally more will ... Read on »
Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore by Karen Bettison Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm 15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore WebMD uncovers common cancer warning signs women often overlook. By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Feature Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Women tend to be more vigilant than men about getting recommended health checkups and cancer screenings, according to studies and experts. They're generally more wi ... Read on »
Planning treatment for stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The usual treatments for stomach cancer are surgery, the main treatment, and chemotherapyRadiotherapy is rarely used. which is occasionally used either before or after surgery. Chemotherapy may also be used if surgery is not possible. Multidisciplinary team In most hospitals a team of specialists will decide the treatment that i ... Read on »
Research - clinical trials for stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm See current stomach cancer trials Cancer research trials are carried out to try to find new and better treatments for cancer. Trials that are carried out on patients are known as clinical trials. Clinical trials may be carried out to: test new treatments, such as new chemotherapy drugs, gene therapy or ... 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 »