Monday, 7 November 2016

Stomach Cancer Screening : A Little Precaution For A Healthy Future

Stomach Cancer also called Gastric Cancer forms when cells in the lining of the stomach began to grow uncontrollably becoming a tumor. A slow spreader if left untreated it will become  life threatening.
Major factors that causes heavy smoking, drug abuse, consumption of highly processed food, exposure to radiation and working in industries like coal, metal, timber, or rubber trigger the onset of the disease.

When you should visit a doctor ?
  • Feel like vomiting
  • Improper digestion
  • Heart burning
  • Lack of appetite
  • Recurrent pain in stomach
  • Extreme weakness
  • Constipation
  • Traces of blood in stool and urine

Importance of Stomach Cancer Screening:
Screening of  stomach cancer include looking for cancer before a person exhibit its symptoms. This method helps finding cancer very early. If cancer is diagnosed after surfacing of symptoms intensity of cancer will be high. By eating healthy, avoiding heavy smoking and drinking, treating stomach infections at the correct time  will help people  prevent this up to some extent.
The usual tests conducted for detecting the presence of stomach cancer include:
  • Medical history and physical exam
  • Upper endoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Biopsy
  • Upper gastrointestinal (GI) series
  • Computed tomography (CT or CAT) scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • Chest x-ray
Guru Multispecialty Hospital - Cancer offers best Stomach Cancer Treatment in Madurai with the help of dedicated team of doctors and other staff.


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