Upper GI Cancers

Posted on June 30, 2022 in

Also referred to as stomach cancer, upper GI cancers involve tumors of the esophagus and stomach. Symptoms of upper GI cancers include difficulty swallowing, weight loss and abdominal pain. Treatment for stomach cancer often includes a combination of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Risk factors for developing upper GI cancers include:

  • Diet
  • Tobacco use
  • Type A blood
  • Stomach lymphoma
  • Being over the age of 50

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