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Comprehensive Information, Resources, and Support on Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Metastatic gastric cancer generally occurs at stage 4 and affects organs such as liver, lungs, brain, or the peritoneum, etc. It is the state of cancer when the cancerous cells have spread to farther areas than from where it actually originated.

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is cancer that begins from the lining of the stomach. Early symptoms of the cancer may include heartburn, upper abdominal pain, nausea and loss of appetite. Stomach cancers have a tendency to grow slowly over the years. Often, it is not detected at early stages.