What is Stomach Cancer?
Stomach cancer occurs when cancerous cells form in the stomach lining. This type of cancer usually doesn’t cause symptoms until the later stages, so it’s often not diagnosed until it's more advanced. While difficult to detect, treatment for stomach cancer is possible through chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery.
- Frequent heartburn
- Loss of appetite (sometimes accompanied by sudden weight loss)
- Constant bloating
- Early satiety (feeling full after eating only a small amount)
- Bloody stools
- Jaundice (a yellowish discoloration in the eyes and skin)
- Excessive fatigue
- Stomach pain (which may be worse after meals)