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how long does it take stomach cancer to develop

A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Stomach cancer: This depends on where it is in stomach, what kind it is. Can it be operated on? Your GI Dr who did the biopsy is the best on to give you good informat ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orestes Pablos
60 years experience General Surgery
No mild gastric canc: There is not such thing as "mild gastric cancer", that name does not mean anything. The classification of cancer is done with the system tnm, this sys ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Year: Almost all cancers take years to develop. However most of these years, no one is able to tell that a cancer is developing.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Unknown: Considering your condition is "undiagnosed" you may not even have stomach cancer. It could be an ulcer, gastric reflux, ulcerative colitis, or Chron's ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Gastric cancer: You need an egd or endoscopy with biopsy for path confirmation.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Brady
37 years experience General Surgery
You need a GI doctor: you may need an upper endoscopy
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Egd: And egd is the most important test as it looks with a camera at the lining of the stomach and a biopsy can be done. Other test would be done if cancer ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Long time: If the gastritis is from a bacteria called h. Pylori, it can be cured with a simple regimen of antibiotics and antacid-type treatment. Benign gastriti ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Can be cured.: Stage iii stomach cancer can potentially be cured with aggressive treatment that usually includes surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. It is difficu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Survival is dependent upon what stage the patient is in at time of diagnosis. If the patient has stage 4 (metastatic disease) at presentation and has ... Read More

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