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Stomach cancer treatment?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
5 doctors agree
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
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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