Stomach cancer also called gastric cancer is characterized by a growth of cancerous cells within the lining of the stomach, this type of cancer is difficult to diagnose because there are no symptoms seen in the earlier stages. While stomach cancer is relatively rare compared to other types of cancer it is one of the biggest and dangerous because of the difficulty of diagnosing it. Since stomach cancer usually doesn’t cause any early symptoms, it often goes undiagnosed until after it spreads to other parts of the body which makes it more difficult to treat.
Like other cancer treatments, stomach cancer treatment also depends on the stages of cancer. Stomach cancer treatment includes Surgery that involves removal of either a part of the stomach or the whole stomach, An endoscope is used down the throat of the patient in surgery. Chemotherapy is the process of treatment through radiation. It is recommended if there is still lymph of cancer seen in the patient after the surgery, Targeted Therapy is one of the most widely used stomach cancer treatment options in top-notch hospitals in India and Radiation Therapy is the one in which a patient has to be treated with effective radiation which may be really impactful.