About stomach cancer
Stomach cancer is also known as gastric cancer. Stomach cancer is a cancer in your stomach.
Symptoms can include a bloated feeling after eating, mild nausea, and heart burn.
Doctors are not sure about how one gets stomach cancer.Risks are a diet high in salt and smoked food, smoking, long term stomach inflation. One major causes of stomach cancer could be acid reflex.
Stages of stomach cancer
stage 0 the cancer has just formed
stage 1,2,3 the tumors has enlarged and spread to close by lymph nodes
stage 4 stomach cancer has spread has metastasized or spread to other organs in the body
is to remove some parts of the stomach or in serous cases remove of the entire stomach .These are often the main treatments of stomach cancer Surgery- the cancer cells or tumor will be removed surgically Radiation therapy- use a type of light that you cant see with your eyes to go thought the skin and laser the cancer it will kill the cells and shrink the tumor Chemotherapy- take medication to stop cancer cells from doing the cell cycle the cancer cells can make more cells
stage 1 If you get stomach cancer at an early age the survival rate in 5 years is 63%. stage 2 If doctors find stomach cancer has spread to areas near the stomach the 5 year survival rate is 28%. You have a higher survival rate if your cancer is in remission. Remission means that the cancer has shrunk stopped growing or completely disappeared your are never cured of cancer but your cancer can be in remission forever.