Stomach cancer

Common Name(s)

Stomach cancer, Gastric cancer, Stomach carcinoma

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4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Following organizations serve the condition "Stomach cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

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Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Stomach cancer" returned 298 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Estimated amount of 24-hour urine sodium excretion is positively correlated with stomach and breast cancer prevalence in Korea.
 

Author(s): Jung Hwan Park, Yong Chul Kim, Ho Seok Koo, Se Won Oh, Suhnggwon Kim, Ho Jun Chin

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2014 Sep;29 Suppl 2():S131-8.

 

Stomach cancer is one of the most common cancers in Korea. The aim of this study was to identify the association between the prevalence of cancer, particularly stomach cancer, and the amount of 24-hr urine sodium excretion estimated from spot urine specimens. The study included 19,083 ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2014

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The clinical value of Fufangkushen injection in the treatment of stomach cancer: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jin Li, Mingdong Wu, Qingzhong Tian, Guangwei Xie, Yuanchao Hu, Qingliang Meng, Minkang Zhang

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. 2014 Aug;10 Suppl 1():42-5.

 

The purpose of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effects of Fufangkushen injection combined with chemotherapy in the treatment of stomach cancer.

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2014

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Preliminary evaluation of clinical utility of CYFRA 21-1, CA 72-4, NSE, CA19-9 and CEA in stomach cancer.
 

Author(s): Hee Keun Gwak, Jai Hyuen Lee, Seok Gun Park

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2014 ;15(12):4933-8.

 

Although various tumor markers have been utilized in management of stomach cancer (SC), only a few reports have described relevance of examples such as CYFRA 21-1 and neuron-specific enolase (NSE). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the potential diagnostic performance of carcinoembryonic ...

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2014

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The terms "Stomach cancer" returned 23 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The role of three-dimensional multidetector CT gastrography in the preoperative imaging of stomach cancer: emphasis on detection and localization of the tumor.
 

Author(s): Jin Woong Kim, Sang Soo Shin, Suk Hee Heo, Hyo Soon Lim, Nam Yeol Lim, Young Kyu Park, Yong Yeon Jeong, Heoung Keun Kang

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;16(1):80-9.

 

Multidetector CT (MDCT) gastrography has been regarded as a promising technique for the preoperative imaging of gastric cancer. It has the ability to produce various three-dimensional (3D) images. Because 3D reconstruction images are more effective and intuitive for recognizing abnormal ...

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2015

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Gastric cancer arising from the remnant stomach after distal gastrectomy: a review.
 

Author(s): Shinsuke Takeno, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Kenji Maki, Ryosuke Shibata, Hironari Shiwaku, Ippei Yamana, Risako Yamashita, Yuichi Yamashita

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Oct;20(38):13734-40.

 

Gastric stump carcinoma was initially reported by Balfore in 1922, and many reports of this disease have since been published. We herein review previous reports of gastric stump carcinoma with respect to epidemiology, carcinogenesis, Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, Epstein-Barr ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014

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Time characteristics of the effect of alcohol cessation on the risk of stomach cancer--a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Johan Jarl, Gawain Heckley, Julie Brummer, Ulf-G Gerdtham

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In the Bagnardi et al. (2001) meta-analysis, it was found that alcohol consumption increases the risk of stomach cancer (OR = 1.32 for heavy drinkers). However, it is unknown if drinking cessation reverses this alcohol-elevated risk.

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2013

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A Study Comparing Billroth II With Roux-en-Y Reconstruction for Gastric Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastric Cancer; Stomach Cancer; Gastrectomy

 

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2012

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Prognosis and Risk Factors of Gastric Cancer in Patients With Intestinal Metaplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stomach Cancer

 

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2014

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Endoscopic Ultrasonographic Staging and Conventional Endoscopic Staging for Depth of Invasion for Early Gastric Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastric Tumor; Early Gastric Cancer

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2014

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