Stomach Cancer

The latest stomach cancer news, advice, and information, including diagnosis, risk factors, treatment, advanced stages, and inspiring real-life stories about people living with this disease, also known as gastric cancer.

Stomach Cancer

9 Tips for Eating After a Gastrectomy

by Pamela Kaufman
Stomach Cancer

Never Stop Advocating for Yourself

by Rachel Zohn
Stomach Cancer

Life Without a Stomach, One Bite at a Time

by Rachel Zohn

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African American man eating a burger in a restaurant.
Stomach Cancer

Are You at Risk for Gastric Cancer?

Stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer, tends to develop slowly over many years. Test your knowledge to see if you’re at risk for the cancer.

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GERD

Is it Acid Reflux…or Stomach Cancer?

Their symptoms seem to mimic each other, but don’t get it twisted—there are some clear cut differences between GERD and stomach cancer.

Steve Melen and his daughter.
Stomach Cancer

Fighting Opioid Dependency After Stomach Cancer

Some cancer patients survive treatment, only to become dependent on opioids. Here's the story of one man who experienced exactly that — and with help from all sides, battled through.

Where the esophagus meets the stomach.
Stomach Cancer

Ever Heard of GEJ Cancers?

If you’ve never heard of the gastroesophageal junction, you're not alone. Read this slideshow to find out more about these little-known cancers.

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Stomach Cancer

9 Ways to Treat Yourself Post-Gastrectomy

Practice self-care after your gastrectomy by eating right, getting enough rest, and treating yourself to some relaxation time.

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Stomach Cancer

Gastric Cancer Around the World

Why is stomach cancer more common outside the U.S.? The reasons include a type of bacteria, the rise of refrigeration, and cutting back on salt-preserved foods.

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Stomach Cancer

All About Advanced Stomach Cancer

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

Senior man getting chemotherapy.
Stomach Cancer

What Are the Treatments for Stomach Cancer?

Standard-of-care treatment for gastric cancer depends on the stage and includes radical surgery, lymphadenectomy, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.