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Signs of Stomach cancer

Symptoms of Stomach cancer

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Stomach cancer may include:

Note that Stomach cancer symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Stomach cancer signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Stomach cancer:

Stomach cancer can be hard to find early. Often there are no symptoms in the early stages and, in many cases, the cancer has spread before it is found. When symptoms do occur, they are often so vague that the person ignores them. Stomach cancer can cause the following:

  • Indigestion or a burning sensation (heartburn);

  • Discomfort or pain in the abdomen;

  • Nausea and vomiting;

  • Diarrhea or constipation;

  • Bloating of the stomach after meals;

  • Loss of appetite;

  • Weakness and fatigue; and

  • Bleeding (vomiting blood or having blood in the stool ).

(Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Stomach Cancer: NCI)

More Symptoms of Stomach cancer:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Stomach cancer article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Stomach cancer?

The phrase "signs of Stomach cancer" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Stomach cancer that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Stomach cancer" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Stomach cancer.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Stomach cancer. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Stomach cancer has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Stomach cancer signs or Stomach cancer symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Stomach cancer may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Stomach cancer symptoms.


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