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6 Warning Signs of Stomach Cancer


Cancer is the unrestrained growth of abnormal cells which can take place in any part of the body. These abnormal cells are called as tumor cells. These tumor cells when comes in contact with normal tissues of the body disturb their metabolism. Cancer tissues are further recognized by the place of their origins such as lung cancer, stomach cancer, and colon cancer etc. Cancer is not only restricted to the human beings another living organism including animals can also get cancer. There are many factors which contribute to it including age, race, many of the local environmental factors, diet and genetic.

Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer which is also called the Gastric Cancer. Its development is slow and takes many years to develop completely. In stomach cancer, firstly pre-cancerous change occurs which takes place in the inner lining of the stomach called as mucosa. These changes don’t indicate any symptoms due to which often it goes undetected.

Cancers developing in different parts of the stomach may cause different symptom and tend to have different results. Among all other types of cancers, the stomach is one of the most painful forms of cancer. But this pain in the stomach doesn’t appear in the initial stage as a warning sign for the person suffering from it.

Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Cancer
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According to Umut Sarpel, one of the most common symptoms in the initial stages of stomach cancer is no symptoms. There is a different kind of cancers that occur in the stomach and one of the most common is adenocarcinoma. It develops because of a certain kind of cells in the lining of the stomach. Adenocarcinoma is the cancer of the digestive tract and it occurs among the people in eastern Asia, some parts of South America and central Europe.

Causes of Stomach Cancer

A person can develop cancer because of his/her genetic make or its inherited. But in the case of stomach cancer, it’s not typical inherited. Dr. Sarpel says that the major of the stomach cancers are periodic or it can also occur because of the random DNA mutation. She says that it occurs when many people in your family had suffered from this disease until then testing it is not useful.

Stomach Cancer Symptoms

1. Heartburn that doesn’t ends

According to MD Anderson Cancer at the University of Texas, in proper digestion, heartburn and other signs of the unsatisfying gut can also be alarming signs. These symptoms can also relate to some other disease other than cancer but talk to your doctor for a final decision.

Heartburn that won't quit
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