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How can I improve my chances of surviving stomach cancer?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: A complete careplan

Getting mutlidisciplinary care, that is, getting a complete team of cancer specialists including surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and nutritionists to design and and help complete a comprehensive care plan.
Post-treatment care with weight control, diet changes (more fats and veggies), eliminating smoking and alcohol, an exercise plan, and regular follow-up with the cancer team.

In brief: A complete careplan

Getting mutlidisciplinary care, that is, getting a complete team of cancer specialists including surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and nutritionists to design and and help complete a comprehensive care plan.
Post-treatment care with weight control, diet changes (more fats and veggies), eliminating smoking and alcohol, an exercise plan, and regular follow-up with the cancer team.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: In your control is

Paying attention to your body, weight or bowell change, bleeding.
Then choosing a treatment team that has all of the diagnostic options to stage, treat with surgery and radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Turn over the treatment to people that you trust.

In brief: In your control is

Paying attention to your body, weight or bowell change, bleeding.
Then choosing a treatment team that has all of the diagnostic options to stage, treat with surgery and radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Turn over the treatment to people that you trust.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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