Gastric cancer refers to cancer of the stomach. Signs and symptoms of stomach cancer may include:
Stomach cancers are usually found when a person goes to the doctor because of signs or symptoms they are having. If stomach cancer is suspected, Dr. Bhatti confirms the diagnosis using a variety of tests:
If these tests confirm stomach cancer, Dr. Bhatti will stage (or determine the extent) of the cancer, often during the diagnostic tests.
The main treatments for stomach cancer are:
If you experience any worrying symptoms, schedule an appointment with Dr. Bhatti to determine whether they are caused by gastric cancer or by other more common conditions. Dr. Bhatti will discuss the best treatment option for you.