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Answer the following questions



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Answer the following questions.

  1. What is stomach cancer?

  2. What two types of tumours can you name?

  3. What causes or increases the risk for stomach cancer?

  4. How does stomach cancer spread?

  5. What are the symptoms of stomach cancer?

  6. How is the stage of gastric cancer diagnosed?

  7. Where is stomach cancer spread?

  8. How is stomach cancer treated?

  9. Nutrition is an important part of treatment for stomach cancer, isn’t it?

  10. What specialists treat stomach cancer?




      1. Say whether the following statements are true or false. Comment on your answer.

  1. Gastric cancer is a disease in which benign (cancer) cells form in the lining of the stomach.

  2. Age, diet, bad habits and stomach disease can affect the risk of developing gastric cancer.

  3. Possible signs of gastric cancer include splitting headache, indigestion and stomach discomfort or pain.

  4. Tests that examine the stomach and oesophagus are used to detect and diagnose gastric cancer

  5. The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the stage and extent of the cancer

  6. Gastric cancer is often in an early stage when it is diagnosed. At early stages, gastric cancer can be treated but rarely can be cured.

  7. After gastric cancer has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the stomach or to other parts of the body.

  8. Three stages are used for gastric cancer.

  9. Different types of doctors are available for patients with gastric cancer.

  10. Four types of standard treatment for gastric cancer are used: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and chemoradiation.




      1. Make ten questions somebody may ask concerning gastric cancer. The following suggestions may help you.

  1. What is …?

  2. How are the cells …?

  3. What types of tumour …?

  4. What are the most common risk factors …?

  5. When do …?

  6. How is …?

  7. What helps …?

  8. What tests…?

  9. What ways of treatment …?

  10. Who treats …?






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