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Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Definition of stomach cancer: Cancer that forms in tissues lining the stomach. Also called gastric cancer. 

See the online booklet What You Need To Know About™ Stomach Cancer to learn about stomach cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask the doctor.


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