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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.

Relaxing scene

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.

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.

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.

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.

Heather Huus with husband, Sean, and daughter, Paige.

Why This Young Mom Had Her Stomach Removed

Heather Huus got preventative total gastrectomy when she learned her risk of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer, an aggressive type of stomach 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.