Stomach cancer is caused when the inner epithelial (tissue) cells of the stomach develop cancerous cells and tumors start to develop. The gastric cancer is known to spread from the stomach to the lymph nodes, abdomen linings, bones, lungs and liver as well if left untreated for a longer period.
There are very few specific symptoms of stomach cancer. Most times the symptoms seen are confused with other abdominal disorders. Therefore it is imperative to notice these signs and symptoms at the earliest and undergo a complete diagnosis to check for the possibility of stomach cancer..
Researchers are still undecided about the exact cause for stomach (gastric) cancer, however extensive studies have been able to pinpoint certain things that increase the risk of stomach cancer, such as:
If you experience any, or a combination, of the above signs and symptoms it is important to consult a doctor or a gastrointestinal specialist.
The doctor will likely conduct a complete physical examination and check your medical history for previously seen indicators. In case of suspicion for stomach cancer, the doctor will ask you go through certain tests, such as:
There are different methods of treatment of stomach cancer (gastric cancer) which the doctor may advise. The type of treatment best suitable for you is decided keeping in mind certain factors such as the period of time you have had the cancer, the extent of damage caused by the cancer and what is the stage (development) of the cancer.
These are the various types of treatment that are used to cure and/or prevent the chances of the cancer recurring:
Gallbladder cancer treatment purely depends on the stage of cancer. Doctors rightfully examine the patients to understand the symptoms, stage of cancer and the overall physical state of the patient. After complete analysis and confirmation, they take an initiative to go with the right treatment.
Stomach cancer can be prevented through adopting certain habits and taking precautions, such as:
The plethora of global-standard hospital chains and clinics makes India one of the ideal destinations for getting treatment for stomach cancer. The doctors and oncologists in India are well-trained and have a vast experience in handling complicated cases of stomach cancer. These doctors and surgeons are assisted in treatment with the best and most modern surgical and treatment instruments available. The low cost and extensive and complete care provided in India makes it the choice destination for thousands of people who come to get stomach cancer treatment in India every year.
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