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How is abdominal cancer treated?

Treatment of abdominal cnacers required the below few test to confirm the intensity of the diseases

  • Blood tests to look for signs of cancer in your body.
  • Upper endoscopy. Your doctor will put a thin, flexible tube with a small camera down your throat to look into your stomach.
  • Upper GI series test. You’ll drink a chalky liquid with a substance called barium. The fluid coats your stomach and makes it show up more clearly on X-rays.
  • CT scan. This is a powerful X-ray that makes detailed pictures of the inside of your body.
  • Biopsy. Your doctor takes a small piece of tissue from your stomach to look at under a microscope for signs of cancer cells. They might do this during an endoscopy.

After confirmation Abdominal cancers can be treated with the combination therapies that includes

Abdominal cancer treatment may include some combination of the following

  • Chemotherapy
  • Pain Medications
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Surgery
  • Molecular Therapy

What is abdominal cancer?

Abdominal cancer starts when there is uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells between the area of lower chest and Groin. The abdomen consist of stomach,intestine,pancreas,esophagus ,liver,gallbladder . Abdomen cancer is comprise of variety of cancers like:

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Kidney cancer (renal cell cancer)
  • Stomach cancer (gastric cancer)

In a normal condition abdomen makes cells that in routine stop dividing and become dead. In place new young cells comes up and replace old dead cells.In Abdomen cancer old cells starts dividing and multiplying which converts into tumor in one or the other region of abdomen .

If not treated they may spread to other parts of body and leads to Metastasis

The prognosis of Abdominal cancers depends upon many factors –

1- Type of Factor 2- Stage 3- Age 4- Medical History 5- Other Disease

These days lots of advancement in the diagnostic test give the best pictures of the advancement of diseses and if treated on time will be fully cured and reduce the risk of serious complications

Symptoms of abdominal cancer

Signs and symptoms of stomach cancer may include:

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Feeling bloated after eating
  • Feeling full after eating small amounts of food
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Vomiting

Causes of abdominal cancer

It's not clear what causes stomach cancer, Following are the risk factors to increase the Abdomenal cancers

Risk factors of abominal cancer

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Stomach polypsStomach polyps
  • Smoking
  • Infection with Helicobacter pylori
  • Long-term stomach inflammation (gastritis)
  • Obesity
  • A diet high in salty and smoked foods
  • A diet low in fruits and vegetables
  • Family history of stomach cancer