Stomach cancer, or gastric cancer can occur in any part of the stomach especially the stomach body. It starts when cancer cells form inside the inner lining of the stomach, and takes a long time in growing and showing symptoms.
Early Stage Symptoms of stomach cancer include:
Stomach cancer rarely shows its presence in the early stages and that makes it worse. Even the symptoms are vague and very much like other diseases. Hence, Preventive Health Checkups play an important role in early detection of stomach cancer.
Some factors that increase the risk of developing stomach cancer:
Ways to prevent stomach cancer:
Men are twice more prone than women to get affected by stomach cancer because they are more exposed to alcohol and smoking.
When the stomach cancer grows, symptoms become more serious, like: