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Friday, April 29, 2016

Stomach Cancer Treatment in Chennai

Stomach is a muscular organ situated on the upper side of abdomen. Stomach receives the food from the esophagus and digest them using some acid and enzymes. And these digested foods are then passed to the small intestine. Number of diseases can be affected to our stomach if we not care it properly. One of the serious problem affected to the stomach is ‘Stomach Cancer’.   

Stomach Cancer Treatment in Chennai

Stomach Cancer -
Stomach Cancer also known as Gastric Cancer is defined by the growth of cancerous cells within the lining of the stomach. Stomach cancer is usually not identified in the early stages because it doesn't show any specific symptoms.
Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Cancer includes
  • Indigestion or Heartburn
  • Diarrhea or Constipation
  • Feel bloating of stomach after meals
  • Feel pain and discomfort in the abdomen
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Weight loss and Weakness
Causes of Stomach Cancer -
Doctor’s don’t know the exact reason behind the growth of cancer cells in the stomach. Some of the things that can raise your risk for stomach cancer are
  • Smoking
  • Overweight or Obese
  • A diet high in smoked, salty or pickled foods
  • Working in metal, coal, rubber or timber industries
  • Use of contaminated food items
  • Long term stomach inflammation
  • Family History of cancer
Treatment procedure -
Traditionally, number of treatment methods are available for stomach cancer. The Stomach Cancer Surgery is based on the type and stage of your cancer and overall health factor. The different treatment methods used for treating stomach cancer include
  • Chemotherapy - drug treatment that uses chemicals to kill cancer cells
  • Surgery - removes part of the stomach or full portion depend on the severity of cancer
  • Radiation Therapy - uses high powered X rays to kill the cancer cells
  • Immunotherapy - vaccines and medication

Stomach Cancer Treatment in Chennai

Dr Balachandran Premkumar a distinguished Gastro Surgeon with 12 years of experience in the field of General, Minimal access & Bariatric Surgery  offers advanced Stomach Cancer Treatment in Chennai. We offers various treatment procedures and facilities using latest and advanced technologies in a reasonable cost. We completely focusing on patients satisfaction.

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