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Stomach cancer treatment?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Surgery & Chemo

Early stage cancer may be treatable with surgery.
Usually treatment is a combination of surgery and chemotherapy.

In brief: Surgery & Chemo

Early stage cancer may be treatable with surgery.
Usually treatment is a combination of surgery and chemotherapy.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Multiple

It depends on the stage.
Extremely early stage stomach cancer can sometimes be removed through an endoscope, without an operation. Most types do need an operation called "gastrectomy" which removes the stomach and the surrounding lymph nodes. Chemotherapy and radiation are sometimes used before or after the operation. Chemotherapy is for cancer spread beyond the stomach.

In brief: Multiple

It depends on the stage.
Extremely early stage stomach cancer can sometimes be removed through an endoscope, without an operation. Most types do need an operation called "gastrectomy" which removes the stomach and the surrounding lymph nodes. Chemotherapy and radiation are sometimes used before or after the operation. Chemotherapy is for cancer spread beyond the stomach.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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