Stomach cancer is also known as ‘gastric cancer’, begins in the lining of the stomach. Cancer cells could grow into a tumor. But did you know that there also things that can cause the disease? Illnesses such as ulcers, gastritis, anemia and polyps that can make you more likely to get cancer.



If cancer found at an early stage, it can be cure easily but most often it was not diagnosed until it is more advanced. Doctors do some physical exam, blood test and more diagnostic tests.

Here are the 8 symptoms of Stomach Cancer:
1. Heartburn or Indigestion
2. Pain in the abdomen
3. Nausea and vomiting
4. Loss of appetite
5. Bloating after meals
6. Fatigue
7. Blood in the stool or when vomiting
8. Constipation or diarrhea

But aside from these symptoms, there are things that can raise the risk of stomach cancer.

1. Overweight
2. Smoking
3. Exposure to asbestos
4. Alcohol abuse
5. Family history
6. Stomach surgery
If you experienced some of these, go to a doctor and ask for you to know the treatment and how to take care of yourself.