Stomach cancer is relatively rare in the United States. And while it’s more prevalent in other countries, the number of cases is steadily declining each year. However, we should still be informed on what signs and symptoms to look for.
Are you at risk for gastric cancer? This type of cancer can strike anyone, and certain factors can make you more likely to develop it. The key to treating gastric cancer is catching it in its earliest stages, especially for older adults. But, in order to do this, you’ll need to be informed about the early signs of gastric, or stomach, cancer.
Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is a type of cancer that grows on the inner lining of the stomach. It’s the 15th most common type of cancer which is why it’s important to get informed. Here’s what you need to know!
Stomach, or gastric cancer occur when there is a growth of cancerous cells within the stomach. Thankfully, the number of cases in the U.S. has been steadily declining, however it’s still important to stay well informed. Here’s a look at 7 must-know facts about gastric cancer.
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, when stomach cancer and other medical organizations raise knowledge about the fifth most common cancer, and the third leading cause of cancer deaths (approximately 723,000) on a global basis. While the month of November is traditionally a month where families come together indulge in a holiday feast during Thanksgiving, it’s also the […]
It appears health researchers have found a new and easy way to spot a life-threatening disease. According to a new report, a simple breath test can be used by doctors to quickly and efficiently detect signs of stomach cancer. Stomach cancer is an often lethal disease. It’s currently estimated that only 28-percent of people (or […]
A new campaign from England’s Public Health organization is urging the public to take heartburn seriously. Why? Because it could indicate the presence of stomach or oesophageal cancer. According to data from Public Health England, the “Be Clear on Cancer” campaign, will focus on educating the public regarding the early signs of oesophageal or stomach […]
A new treatment to treat stomach blockages is getting some pop and fizz in the medical community! That’s right; doctors are turning to Coca-Cola to treat patients suffering from gastric phytobezoar, a type of stomach blockage. Thanks to the chemicals within the fizzy beverage, Coke works like gastric acid, helping to move obstructions and even […]