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My cousin got stomach cancer, some told him not to drink milk, but he likes it. Is too much protein bad for his health?
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
I have a dull ache/pain in my upper stomach in the middle that lasts all day everyday i think I have stomach cancer isuffer with health anxiety?
Not cancer but...: As your age this is unlikely and this isn't how cancer announces itself. I suspect you have reflux esophagitis and you need to be evaluated and treated. How is the pain affected by over-the-counter antacids or other proprietary remedies that your pharmacist might recommend? ...Read more
How common is stomach cancer in the U.S., and does it mostly affect certain types of people, such as meat-eaters?
Not very common: Stomach or gastric cancers have decreased in the US since the 1940's. There are some stomach cancers however associated with H. pylori stomach infections. Smoked foods, excess alcohol intake, and cigarette smoking may be associated with stomach cancer. It is more common in other countries than the US. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are survival odds for early stage stomach cancer? It’s stage 1, so is it likely it can be cured? Will I have to worry about it coming back?
Many risk factors: It is more common in men and those over 50 years old. A prior history of h. Pylori infection and non-white ancestry is also a risk. Diets rich in smoked meats & foods are risky (e.g. As in east asia). A family history of cancer or a prior history of stomach surgery and smoking is also risk inducing. Certain inherited syndromes also increase the risk (lynch syndrome, brca mutations). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only your M D: can answer , depends on the stage of disease. Very early stages prognosis is good . Speak to your doctor Good Luck ...Read more
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