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Stomach Cancer (cont.)

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MedlinePlus, Stomach Cancer

National Cancer Institute, What You Need To Know About Stomach Cancer

American Cancer Society, What is Stomach Cancer?

Stomach Cancer Pictures

The stomach lies between the esophagus and small intestine in the upper abdomen.
The stomach lies between the esophagus and small intestine in the upper abdomen. Click to view larger image.

This photograph of an adenocarcinoma of the lower part of the stomach was taken through a gastroscope and demonstrates the typical appearance of a gastric tumor with a central area of ulceration.
This photograph of an adenocarcinoma of the lower part of the stomach was taken through a gastroscope and demonstrates the typical appearance of a gastric tumor with a central area of ulceration. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/20/2014
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