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Gastric Cancer Treatment in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia which treat Gastric Cancer patients.

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

9 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Napaporn Ketvatanawes

Gynecological - Oncology

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at Sheba Medical Center

10 listed oncologists:

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Prof. Eitan Friedman

Director and founder of the Suzanne Levy-Gertner Oncogenetics Unit

Prof. Zvi Symon

Director, Radiation Oncology Department

Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

A tertiary care hospital servicing local and international patients with modern facilities and over 110 consultants that cover a wide array of specialties.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

4 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Albert Lim Kok Hooi

Breast & lung Cancer

Dr. Suseela Nair

Breast Cancer Management

Sunway Medical Centre

The team of dedicated Oncology professionals ensures not only the latest innovations in cancer treatments and technology, but also a personalised and tailored approach for the person with a cancer diagnosis focusing on effective treatments and enhanced quality of life.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at Sunway Medical Centre

Listed oncologists:

Dr. Christina Ng Van Tze

Medical Oncology (Cancer)

Dr. Joseph K Joseph

Medical Oncology (Cancer)

Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang

An acute care general hospital in Penang with advanced facilities and healthcare professionals specializing in a wide range of medical areas.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang

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Dr. Leong Kin Wah

Consultant Haemato-Oncologist / Physician

Dr. Adel Zaatar

Consultant Radiotherapist & Oncologist

National Cancer Centre

A comprehensive cancer centre providing a full range of clinical services to its patients.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at National Cancer Centre

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Dr. Koong Heng Nung

Head, Department of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Alethea Yee

Head of the Department of Palliative Medicine

BNH Hospital

A JCI accredited hospital with a 225 in-patient bed capacity which offers a wide range of medical services. Services for international patients include aesthetic procedures and cosmetic surgery.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at BNH Hospital

Fortis Hospital Noida

Located near Delhi, Fortis Hospital Noida is a Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences with a focus on Cardiac Sciences, Minimally Invasive Surgeries and Oncology.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at Fortis Hospital Noida

Sevenhills Hospital

SevenHills Group of Hospitals (SHHL) has been delivering Healthcare services at the highest level, since past 25 years. SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai, is a world class integrated Healthcare Delivery System, that provides comprehensive Healthcare...

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Gastric Cancer is treated at Sevenhills Hospital

3 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Indoo Ambulkar

Consultant in Medical Oncology

Dr. Chetan Shah

Consultant Surgical Oncologist

Apollo Spectra Hospital Koramangala

Apollo Oncology Team brings together the brightest minds in surgical, medical & radiation oncology, along with a complete range of high-end ancillary experts.

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Gastric Cancer is treated at Apollo Spectra Hospital Koramangala

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About Gastric Cancer

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is Gastric Cancer?

Gastric cancer is cancer that starts when cancerous cells form in the inner lining of the stomach. It is also known as stomach cancer. The cells eventually grow into tumors slowly over the years. The stomach is a component of the upper abdomen that helps in the digestion of food. There are different kinds of gastric cancers and adenocarcinoma is the most common. This cancer begins in cells that release and make mucus and other fluids.


Signs and symptoms of gastric cancer
  • Feeling bloated after a meal.
  • Indigestion that is unrelenting and severe
  • Slight nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Persistent vomiting
  • Heartburn among many other signs

As the tumor grows, you may experience even more severe symptoms such as severe pain, unexpected weight loss, blood in stool, trouble swallowing, weakness, feeling tired among other conditions. Note that, having any of the above symptoms does not imply that you suffer from gastric cancer. However, in case you have persistence in any of these symptoms, see a doctor.


Diagnosing the gastric cancer
  • Biopsy: This involves cutting a small piece of tissue from the stomach for inspection to detect any cancer cells.
  • CT scan: This is a powerful X-ray that outlines the inside body parts in a picture format.
  • Blood tests: It is performed to establish any signs of cancer in the body.
  • Upper GI series test: This is a chalky liquid with barium and taken before the X-ray scan to help to optimize the results of the picture.
  • Upper endoscopy: In this process, the doctor inserts a thin flexible tube fitted with a small camera down your throat for scanning.

Risk factors
  • Gender: This condition is more prevalent in males than women.
  • Age: Stomach cancer is common in people with old age over 50 years.
  • Diet: People whose diet comprise of meat, smoked foods, salted fish, and pickled vegetables are at high risk of suffering from this condition.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Chemotherapy is administered in cycles and takes around 3 weeks. Radiotherapy procedure involves treatment sessions of five days a week. Depending on the intended purpose, radiotherapy may take one to

Days admitted : Surgery: A patient requires staying for at least two weeks in the hospital and several weeks at home for recovery.

Anesthesia : Surgery: General Anesthesia

Recovery : Any stomach cancer treatment involves a large operation and a long recovery time.

Risks : Surgery Risks: Some of the risks involved include pain, bleeding, and restriction on the type of diet. Chemotherapy Risks: Loss of hair, Weight loss, Diarrhea, Chemotherapy Risks: Tiredness, Diarrhea, Nausea Irritation and darkening of the skin especially on the treated areas

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