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:

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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[A path analysis on factors influencing second primary cancer screening practices in stomach, colon, and breast cancer survivors].
 

Author(s): Young Hee Yang

Journal: J Korean Acad Nurs. 2014 Apr;44(2):139-48.

 

This study was conducted to identify the factors influencing second primary cancer (SPC) screening practice by examining the relationships of physical symptoms, knowledge and attitudes regarding SPC screening, perceived risk, primary cancer type, and demographic factors of cancer survivors.

Last Updated: 26 May 2014

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The terms "Stomach cancer" returned 21 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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[Perspectives of the stomach cancer treatment: the introduction of molecular targeted therapy and the hope for cure].
 

Author(s): Dae Young Cheung, Jae Kwang Kim

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2013 Mar;61(3):117-27.

 

The overall survival of patients with gastric cancer has increased markedly in Korea, even higher than those of developed nations in Western world. It is due to the virtue of Korean National Cancer Screening Program and nowadays more than half of patients are diagnosed at the early ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of stomach and colorectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Hae Dong Woo, Jeongseon Kim

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Feb;19(7):1011-9.

 

Stomach and colorectal cancers are common cancers and leading causes of cancer deaths. Because the alimentary tract can interact directly with dietary components, stomach and colorectal cancer may be closely related to dietary intake. We systematically searched published literature ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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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