What is stomach cancer?

A serious disease. Stomach cancer is an abnormal growth of the lining of the stomach. It can cause pain and bleeding. If caught early, stomach cancer can be treated by surgically removing the cancer, along with some normal stomach. Stomach cancer can grow quite quickly and move to other organs, at which time it is usually incurable.
Multiple things. A malignancy of the stomach and it could be from any of the cells acting up.

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What causes stomach cancer?

Many risk factors. Risk factors include- h. Pylori infection (a stomach bacteria responsible for ulcers), high intake of smoked or salted foods, obseity, family history of certain inherited cancers, men > 55 years, black, hispanic or asian ethnicity, excessive smoking and alcohol use, prior gastric surgery. Read more...
Several risk factors. Stomach cancer happens when a mutation in one of the stomach's normal cells leads to cancerous transformation. Although no one knows exactly why this mutation happens, there are several risk factors for stomach cancer including asian ethnicity, smoking, a family history of stomach cancer, and infection with the bacteria h.Pylori. Read more...

What are stomach cancer symtoms?

Here's a few. Early fullness with eating, weight loss, anemia, vague discomfort in the upper mid abdomen are all symptoms of gastric cancer. None, however , pinpoint the disease. Full workup would be necessary. Good luck. Read more...
Several. Some common ones can be early satiety, indigestion, weight loss, blood in the stool, possible nausea with or without vomiting, hematemesis, stomach pain. Read more...

What are stomach cancer incidence per age group paticularly in the 20s age group?

Quite low. There are likely no figures per age group on stomach cancer unless you look at a site like the american cancer institute/society or cancer treatment centers of america which may have this. However, it can be said that this is quite low in incidence in the 20's. This disease usually presents at age 55 or older, since it takes decades of exposure to develop. Avoid smoked foods and eat more fiber. Read more...
None at your age. Extremely rare things happen very rarely. Most gastric cancer occurs after age 60. Please see a doctor to review your risks and answer your questions that you have asked here repeatedly. Read more...

What are stomach cancer symptoms? I think my mom might have it but she won't tell me. See, I'm 10 & she doesn't want 2 worry me, she says it's just a stomach infection, and that everything will be alright. I highly doubt that and I'm super worried. My bro

Indigestion. The principal symptoms are subjective including abdominal pain, difficulty eating and holding food down and gastrointestinal acid reflux. You are 10 years of age and of course are worried about your Mom but she is unlikely to take you seriously. Why do you have this worry? Is there stomach cancer in your lineage; or did you read about it? This is a difficult position for you. Read more...

What are common stomach cancer symptoms?

Stomach cancer. Stomach cancer can present with various symptoms. The most common are indigestion, abdominal pain and cramps, regurgitation (food just won't go down and come back up) and weight loss. Some people have bleeding resulting in dark or black feces. They become very weak due to anemia. Loss of appetite and pain when eating are also common. With advanced disease fever and night sweats can occur. Read more...

What are some stomach cancer support groups?

ACS. Please look up or go online and contact your local american cancer society and ask what is available in your area. www.cancer.org. Read more...