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What Should You Know About Advanced Gastric (Stomach) Cancer?

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Radioligist and patient MRI scan.
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Man lying on couch with stomach pain.
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Its silence can be insidious


Doctor holding model of human stomach.
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Gastric cancer invades the stomach wall and peritoneal cavity


Lymphatic system and lymph nodes.
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Gastric cancer invades the bloodstream and lymphatic system


Doctor holding model of esophagus and stomach.
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What’s the gastroesophageal junction connection?


Stomach cancer.
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But gastric and esophageal cancers differ


Couple drinking shots of alcohol.
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Risk factors and symptoms also differ for gastric and esophageal cancers


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Prognosis matters


Chemotherapy IV.
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Treatment should focus on quality of life


Surgery.
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Treatment can relieve discomfort


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Clinical trials are opportunities to explore


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Supportive care should include a support network


Child comforting woman with cancer.
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Connections are powerful


Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

@judithebbert

Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.