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

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.

By Rachel Zohn
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Diagnosis

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.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

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Relaxing scene
Treatment

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred
Where the esophagus meets the stomach.
Diagnosis

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred
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Pain Posture

How to Reduce Cancer-Related Sleep Troubles

More than half of cancer patients experience insomnia. Here are ways to fight sleep disturbances.

By Martin Reed
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Diagnosis

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.

By PJ Hamel
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Advanced Stages

All About Advanced Stomach Cancer

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

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN