Stomach Cancer

9 Tips for Eating and Cooking After a Gastrectomy

A chef and stomach cancer survivor from “The Next Food Network Star” gives ideas for food and cooking following a gastrectomy, including using diabetic cookbooks and nut butters often.


What Don’t You Know About Cancers of the Gastroesophageal Junction (GEJ)? Probably A Lot.

If you’d never heard of the gastroesophageal junction, or GEJ, before your cancer diagnosis, you're not alone. Read this slideshow to find out more.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Gastric Cancer: More Common Around the Globe Than in U.S.

Why is stomach cancer more prevalent in other countries around the world? Reasons include a bacteria, refrigeration, and salty foods.

By PJ Hamel

All About Advanced Stomach Cancer

Learn more about stage 4 gastric cancer, including why the gastroesophageal junction matters and treatment options.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

What Are the Treatments for Stomach Cancer?

Standard-of-care treatment for gastric cancer involves radical surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

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Managing Gastric Cancer

Find tips for cooking and eating after a gastrectomy and learn how to advocate for yourself in the doctor's office and beyond.

Meet the Experts

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Health Writer

PJ Hamel

Patient Expert

Rachel Zohn

Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body.

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Health Writer

Health News

Tomatoes May Treat, Prevent Stomach Cancer

Several studies have suggested that tomatoes have anti-cancer properties. For example, research has shown that lycopene—the carotenoid that gives tomatoes their red color—may help fight cancer. Now, a new study suggests whole tomato extract may help ...

Acid Reflux Drugs Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

New research suggests long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) – medications used to treat acid reflux – more than doubles your risk for stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer. This study confirms earlier research linking PPIs to higher sto...

Hummus Recipe for Post-Gastrectomy

If you were diagnosed with stomach cancer and had a gastrectomy, chef Hans Rueffert has nutritious recipes on hand that can help. This recipe, for hummus, includes an unusual protein source.