Stomach Cancer

Isabella Yoder

What is Stomach Cancer?

The stomach is located in the upper abdomen and plays a big role in digesting food. Stomach cancer, is also known as gastric cancer, is the accumulation of an abnormal group of cells that will form a tumor in any part of the stomach. Most cases, it will refer to cancer that starts off in the mucus-producing cells on the lining of the inside of the stomach.

Symptoms of Stomach Cancer!

stomach cancer is more likely for a 55 year old male then a female. A heartburn is pretty much the mane symptom. some take Omeprazole which eliminates it completely. Pain or discomfort in the abdomen.

How does Stomach Cancer Increases?

Bacteria: a common bacterium called Helicobacter pylori, which causes stomach inflammation and ulcers, may increase the risk of stomach cancer. It may increase by Tobacco and alcohol.

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Who is most likely to get Stomach Cancer?

Stomach Cancer is more common in men then in women. There is a big increase in stomach cancer rates in people over the age of 55. Most people diagnosed with stomach cancer are between their late 60s and 80s. Race: Black people are more likely then white people to get stomach cancer.

How to prevent Stomach Cancer!

Treatment for cancer depends on the size and location of the tumor. The most common treatment for stomach cancer are surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. This includes things like eating healthy, getting exercise, and quitting smoking (if you smoke)