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Two ways to determine if a stomach tumor (or anything) is bleeding.  First, you can look... over time and presume that a steady decrease is due to the tumor.  Since this is a concern...
The Latest in Diagnosis and Treatment of Stomach Cancer by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook may be used to treat early stomach cancer (tumors smaller than 3 cm that have not invaded the innermost layer of the stomach lining called the submucosa). This procedure involves removing only the tumor and surrounding...
Treating Stomach (Gastric) Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert 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 removed. The spleen is an organ in the upper abdomen that filters...
Symptoms of stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert The symptoms of stomach cancer may include any of the following: indigestion that does not... stools tiredness due to anaemia (from bleeding from the wall of the stomach) Many of the symptoms...
Stomach Cancer Overview by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert 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...
Stomach Cancer Symptoms by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert About Stomach Cancer Symptoms: Many times, stomach cancer does not present any symptoms... on. These symptoms of stomach cancer are also symptoms of many other illnesses. Blood in the stool: Seeing blood...
How can my doctor tell if I have stomach cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert If your doctor suspects that you might have stomach cancer, he or she will look at your medical...") to try to see the tumor. For this exam, a thin, lighted tube is put into your mouth and passed down...
Chemotherapy for stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert and can make the cancer come back later on. Early stomach cancer Some research studies have suggested that giving...-advanced stomach cancer Occasionally, if the cancer has not spread beyond the stomach...
Surgery for stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Surgery is an important treatment for many stomach cancers. The results of surgery... only a part of the stomach (a partial gastrectomy). Partial gastrectomy If all of the stomach...
Planning treatment for stomach cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert The usual treatments for stomach cancer are surgery, the main treatment..., and whether it has spread beyond the stomach. Treatment choices If two treatments are equally effective...

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Why it is necessary ... Gastrectomy may be necessary for the treatment of some forms of stomach cancer. Removal of the tumor may be essential. This ofte ... » Read on
Causes ... There is a valve (cardiac sphincter) between the stomach and the esophagus. This valve normally only opens when f ... » Read on