Gastric Cancer— A Detailed Report
Gastric cancer — A Detailed Report
Gastric cancer is also referred to as the cancer of stomach. As the name indicates, it pertains to the cancer arising in any part of stomach. Stomach cancer, is a very dangerous disease and causes almost a lot of deaths per year on worldwide basis. The most ironic aspect of stomach cancer is inability of patients to fight the infection due to malnutrition (food intake is greatly affected due to location and symptoms of cancer)
Symptoms of Gastric/Stomach Cancer:
Usually there are no specific symptoms of gastric cancer in the beginning and it is because of this feature that the timely diagnosis is very difficult until cancer spread to other organs. Stomach cancer causes only nonspecific symptoms in its early stages. A stage wise analysis of the symptoms of gastric cancer is as follows:
The primary features of stomach cancer are:
Risk factors for gastric cancer:
Diagnosis of Gastric Cancer:
Based on the possible causes and symptoms of gastric cancer, medical history and family history of the patient, the doctor carries out diagnostic examination of the patient. This may either comprise of physical examination or laboratory tests. In order to avoid complications, it is recommended to treat the cancer in its early stages.
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