Stomach cancer, or stomach cancer, is cancer that originates from the lining of the stomach. It spreads from the stomach to other parts of the body, especially the liver, lungs, bones, stomach lining, and lymph nodes.
Five-year survival rates are 28% in the United States and more than 65% in South Korea, thanks in part to screening efforts.
Gastric cancer is the 5th most common cancer, accounting for 7% of all cases and 9% of all deaths, and is the 3rd leading cause of cancer death.
In 2012, 950,000 people were diagnosed and 723,000 died.
The reason is believed to be that the development of refrigerators to keep food fresh meant that people ate less salty and pickled foods.
Stomach cancer is most common in East Asian and Eastern European countries and is twice as common in men as in women.
Signs of cancer
heartburn, upper abdominal pain, nausea, loss of appetite.
Then the following symptoms may appear.
yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes,
Difficulty swallowing, blood in the stool, etc.
feeling full while eating
bloated feeling after eating
indigestion that doesn’t go away
the wind blew
Vomiting may contain blood.
However, many of these symptoms are very similar to other serious disorders. However, anyone who is at high risk for stomach cancer and has difficulty swallowing should seek immediate medical attention.
As stomach cancer progresses, some people may experience the following symptoms:
fluid accumulates in the stomach, which causes bloating
black stools containing blood
loss of appetite