Condition Center: Stomach Cancer

Aspirin May Decrease Cancer Risk

Aspirin is one of the cheapest and most common medicines available. Regular use of aspirin has been linked to lower risk of heart problems, but it ma...

New Stomach Cancer Rx Approved

Some stomach cancer patients who have gone through chemotherapy but still have not recovered from their condition may now have a new treatment option...

Weighing in on Teen Cancer Risks

Obesity in adults is linked to increased risks of esophageal cancer, a nasty disease that’s on the rise in the US, Europe and Israel. Researchers h...

Stomach Cancer Has New Foe

It’s always exciting when clinical trials show positive results for a new cancer treatment. An international phase lll trial did just that.

Stomach Cancer Didn't Respond to Rx

Stomach cancer is relatively rare in the US but common in other parts of the world, particularly in Asia. A recent study evaluated the effectiveness ...

Does NSAID Use Impact GI Cancers?

Aspirin is an intriguing medicine because it helps to control inflammation, which plays a big role in a number of diseases — including cancer. So d...

The Long and Winding Cancer Road

Treatments for cancers afflicting young people have improved vastly over the years. For example, survival rates have never been higher for Hodgkin ly...

Beyond Stomach Cancer Surgery

Surgery is usually the first step in treating stomach (gastric) cancer. A number of studies have looked at whether or not chemotherapy after surgery ...

One-Two Punch in the Cancer Gut

Cancer that starts in and spreads from the stomach is called metastatic gastric cancer. Depending on the stage of the disease, there are various trea...

FDA Approves New GIST Rx

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a medication to treat gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) that can’t be removed with surgery, h...

Eradicating a Killer Stomach Bug

You don’t hear much about stomach (gastric) cancer in this country. But cancer of the stomach is the second leading cancer-related death i...

One Cancer - Many Diseases

Stomach cancer is not one disease, but many. Understanding the different types of this complex cancer could lead to improved treatments.