It is a cancer with poor prognosis, most commonly in the distal part of stomach. The commonest symptoms are loss of appetite, vomiting, hematemesis. It is usually detected at a very late stage and hence, outcomes are poor. Stomach Cancer Treatment is done by chemotherapy, surgery and other decompressive procedures. Stomach Cancer Surgery also be necessary to avoid the spread of cancer to other parts.
Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is a buildup of abnormal cells that form a mass in part of the stomach. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 723,000 cancer-related deaths are caused by stomach cancer each year worldwide. It is the fifth most common cancer worldwide, but the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths.