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A 23-year-old member asked:

What is the survival rate of stomach cancer in its early stage?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
NCI SEER Data: 2001-2007, all races, both sexes stage at diagnosis stage distribution 5-year relative survival (%) localized (confined to primary site) 61.5 regional (spread to regional lymphnodes) 27 distant (cancer has metastasized) 3.7 unknown (unstaged) 16.
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Dr. David Kwon
Surgery - Oncology 19 years experience
Unfortunately...: It really depends on the total staging of the gastric cancer. "early stage" might mean something different for you and me. If you have the t stage, nodal stage, and metastasis information, it will help clarify what stage and survival rates.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if i'm really worries that I have early stages of stomach cancer !?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
MD: Stomach cancer is not terribly common in the us but it can happen so why don't you visit your doc and ask him/her about it? Maybe you need an upper endoscopy. Worrying will not help, just do it.
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