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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
What is Gastric Cancer? by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: It is estimated that over 11,000 Americans will die this year as a result of gastric cancer, which is cancer of the stomach. At least one in one hundred Americans will develop gastric cancer in their lifetime. MANISH A. SHAH, MD: Gastric cancer generally comes in two forms. One is an adenocarcinoma, which is about 90 percent of them, ... 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 »
Treating Stomach (Gastric) Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Four types of standard treatment are used: Surgery Surgery is a common treatment of all stages of gastric cancer. The following types of surgery may be used: Subtotal gastrectomy: Removal of the part of the stomach that contains cancer, nearby lymph nodes, and parts of other tissues and organs near the tumor. The spleen may be re ... 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 »
I have panhypopituitarism due to a brain tumor as a child. It is really hard for me to lose my stomach flub and was wondering if by Nutritionista Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 10:12am I have to admit, I googled “panhypopituitarism” because I had never heard of it before (and I’m the kind of person who loves watching diagnostic shows like Mystery Diagnosis and House! I realize that doesn’t mean I have any medical knowledge whatsoever, but still.). First and foremost, I want to refer you to Miss Veggie Booty’s blog, becaus ... Read on »