Overview of Stomach cancer

Stomach cancer begins when cancer cells form in the inner lining of your stomach. These cells can grow into a tumour. Also called gastric cancer, the disease usually grows slowly over many years. This lining aids in digestion. The stomach cancer is staged between I to IV, according to how far cancer has spread in layers of wall of stomach. this type of cancer is difficult to diagnose because most people typically don’t show symptoms in the earlier stages. cancer in the area where the top part of the stomach (cardia) meets the lower end of the swallowing tube (esophagus) has become much more common. While stomach cancer is relatively rare compared to other types of cancer, one of the biggest dangers of this disease is the difficulty of diagnosing it. stomach cancer is most affected cancer for human beings, Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is a build-up of abnormal cells that form a mass in part of the stomach. Dr. CS. Ranjit Kumar MBBS, DNB (Gold Medal), DM (JIPMER) is best stomach cancer treatment specialist in Hyderabad, India. Our experience doctors use latest technology for cancer treatment please call us now at 8098839979 for an appointment.

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The cells that form a tumour decide which type of stomach cancer it is. Here are the types of stomach cancer:

Adenocarcinoma

It occurs in gland cells in the lining of the stomach. These cells make and release mucus and other fluids.

Lymphoma

It is the cancer of lymphatic cells/ lymphoid tissues that form part of the immunity system.

Carcinoid Cancer

It is a specific type of a neuroendocrine tumour, which means they come from cells of the nervous system and endocrine system and can secrete hormones called serotonin.

Gastrointestinal stromal tumour

It is a disease in which abnormal cells form in the tissue of the gastrointestinal tract that helps in digestion.

Other types of cancers like small cell carcinoma, leio2myosarcoma can also occur in the stomach.

Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Cancer

Some of the most common symptoms of advanced stomach cancer are

  1. nausea and vomiting
  2. frequent heartburn
  3. loss of appetite, sometimes accompanied by sudden weight loss
  4. constant bloating
  5. early satiety (feeling full after eating only a small amount)
  6. bloody stools
  7. aundice
  8. excessive fatigue
  9. stomach pain, which may be worse after meals

Advanced Treatment

Treatment options for Stomach cancer, your treatment depends on where in the stomach your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body and your general health.

  1. Biological therapies
  2. Surgery
  3. Chemotherapy
  4. Radiotherapy for advanced cancer
  5. Treatment for advanced cancer

Your exact treatment plan will depend on the origin and stage of the cancer. Age and overall health can also play a role.

Prevention steps

Stomach cancer alone can’t be prevented. However, you can lower the risk of developing the tumour growth by

  1. maintaining a healthy weight
  2. eating a balanced, low-fat diet
  3. quitting smoking
  4. exercising regularly

After the diagnosing the cancer, We will get to know exact location of the tumour with the help of cancer screening test process, our senior most cancer specialist Dr. CS Ranjit Kumar will do excellent cancer treatment from Hyderabad, India and Maldives before going to treatment we also provide the cancer genetic testing and counselling to make patient awareness on cancer.the doctors prescribe the Best medications that can help lower the risk of stomach cancer and develop the hope of being strong.

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