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Woman's stomach exposed

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.

Where the esophagus meets the stomach.

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.

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.

Senior man getting chemotherapy.

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.

Human digestive tract.

The Key Facts About Gastric (Stomach) Cancer

What do you need to know about stomach cancer? Learn the facts and figures about this type of cancer that is impacted by surrounding organs.

African American man eating a burger in a restaurant.

What's Your Risk for Stomach 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.

Hans Rueffert

A Chef Without a Stomach?

Chef Hans Rueffert got his stage 3 stomach cancer diagnosis two weeks after his debut season of “The Next Food Network Star.”

Branny Carrasco (left) with Debbie Zelman, founder of Debbie's Dream Foundation (right).

Never Stop Advocating for Yourself

It took more than a year of determined self-advocacy for Branny Carrasco’s concerns to be confirmed in a gastric cancer diagnosis. Read her cancer journey.

Melani Vincelli

Life Without a Stomach, One Bite at a Time

Learn what it’s like to have a gastrectomy, what to expect after stomach-removal surgery, and more from stomach cancer survivor Melani Vincelli.

Gastric Cancer Risk Factors You Should Know

Want to know what puts you at risk for stomach cancer? Age, sex, dietary habits, and other factors are key.