Stomach cancer

Risk factors may include smoking and a diet of highly processed or salty foods.
There may be no symptoms of stomach cancer early on. Later, symptoms include feeling bloated after eating, feeling full after eating small amounts of food, nausea, heartburn or indigestion.
Treatment options include surgery, medication, radiation and chemotherapy.

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is cancer developing from the lining of the stomach. Early symptoms may include heartburn, upper abdominal pain, nausea and loss of appetite.Later signs and symptoms may include weight loss, yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, and blood in the stool among others. The cancer may spread from the stomach to other parts of the body, particularly the liver, lungs, bones, lining of the abdomen and lymph nodes

Ages affected
0-2
3-5
6-13
14-18
19-40
41-60
60+
Can have no symptoms, but people may experience:
Pain areas: in the abdomen
Gastrointestinal: bloating, bowel obstruction, dark stool from digested
blood, fluid in the abdomen, heartburn, indigestion, inflamed stomach,
nausea, passing excessive amounts of gas, vomiting, or vomiting blood
Whole body: cancer-related fatigue or loss of appetite
Also common: tumor, abdominal fullness, liver metastasis, or weight loss
Consult a doctor for medical advice
Stomach cancer
Also called: gastric cancer
Symptoms
Requires a medical diagnosis
There may be no symptoms of stomach cancer early on. Later, symptoms
include feeling bloated after eating, feeling full after eating small amounts
of food, nausea, heartburn or indigestion.

Treatment depends on stage
Treatment options include surgery, medication, radiation and chemotherapy.
Medical procedure
Radiation therapy
Medications
Chemotherapy and Chemotherapy protective drugs
Surgery
Gastrectomy and Gastroenterostomy
Supportive care
Palliative care
Specialists
Oncologist, Radiation Oncologist, Palliative Medicine, Gastroenterologist, and Surgeon

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