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Stomach (gastric) cancer


The diagnosis is made by examination of tumour tissue samples obtained in connection with gastroscopy. Stomach cancer is treated by surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Symptoms of stomach cancer may include

  • weight loss
  • pain in the upper part of the abdomen
  • poor appetite
  • nausea
  • difficulties swallowing  
  • vomiting blood.

On the other hand, stomach cancer may give no or very little symptoms in the beginning of the disease. That is why stomach cancer is often identified only when the tumour has grown through the intestinal wall or has spread (metastasized).

The treatment plan is always individualized for each patient.

Treatment facilities

Gastroenterological Outpatient Clinic, A-hospital

We treat gastrointestinal patients with surgical and medicinal treatments and perform endoscopies.

Department of Radiotherapy

We perform radiotherapy primarily on cancer patients.

Oncology Ward

We treat adult patients suffering from cancer in our ward (lung-, gynecological- and hematological cancers excluded. These cancers are treated in their own…

Oncologic Outpatient Clinic

We treat adults with oncological diseases apart from those patients with haematological, lung or gynaecological cancer, who are treated in their own…