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would an upper gi test show stomach cancer?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Endoscopy: Is preferred test for diagnosis of stomach cancer. A barium upper GI series is not as sensitive. Biopsy can also be done during endoscopy.

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