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how can you save a person from cancer inside the stomach?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Surgery: An array of neoplasms present in stomach. The major group is the Ca related to heliobactor pylori with adenoCa of cardioesophageal junction. Sarcomas such as leiomyosa or GIST tumors can arise as well as lymphoma. For most of the lesions, surgery is the primary approach needed followed by chemo depending on Stage and nature of tumor.

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