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 how will my doctor know if I have stomach cancer?
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Dr. Thomas Ruma
Pathology
3 doctors agree
In brief: A tough diagnosis
The diagnosis of stomach cancer is a tough one because there are no specific symptoms to point directly to the stomach as the source.
There are no early symptoms, but some non-specific ones would be nausea, weight loss, blood in stool, abdominal pain or discomfort, bloating, and loss of appetite. If you have any of these symptoms, see your doctor and a stomach biopsy may be needed.

In brief: A tough diagnosis
The diagnosis of stomach cancer is a tough one because there are no specific symptoms to point directly to the stomach as the source.
There are no early symptoms, but some non-specific ones would be nausea, weight loss, blood in stool, abdominal pain or discomfort, bloating, and loss of appetite. If you have any of these symptoms, see your doctor and a stomach biopsy may be needed.
Dr. Thomas Ruma
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Dr. Byron May
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many ways
Stomach, or gastric, cancer may be detected by several tests such as barium swallow, ct scan, mri, or endoscopy.
A biopsy of any discovered mass is required though to confirm the diagnosis.

In brief: Many ways
Stomach, or gastric, cancer may be detected by several tests such as barium swallow, ct scan, mri, or endoscopy.
A biopsy of any discovered mass is required though to confirm the diagnosis.
Dr. Byron May
Dr. Byron May
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