Stomach (Gastric) Cancer—Patient Version

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Overview

Gastric (stomach) cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the lining of the stomach. Risk factors include smoking, infection with H. pylori bacteria, and certain inherited conditions. Explore the links on this page to learn more about gastric cancer prevention, screening, treatment, statistics, research, and clinical trials.

Causes & Prevention

PDQ Prevention Information for Patients

Screening

PDQ Screening Information for Patients

Coping with Cancer

The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.

Feelings and Cancer Adjusting to Cancer Support for Caregivers Survivorship Advanced Cancer Managing Cancer Care