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Gastric Cancer: Women should be careful of this cancer, know why it is so 'dangerous'

Gastric cancer is also called stomach cancer. Although anyone can get stomach cancer, the risk is higher in people above 60 years of age.

Gastric Cancer:  Cancer is a serious and fatal disease. There are many types of it. Every year lakhs of people die from different cancers. Gastric cancer is also one of these. Health experts call gastric cancer a rapidly growing cancer and advise to be careful about it. Gastric cancer is also called stomach cancer. It spreads rapidly due to bad lifestyle and wrong eating habits. Although anyone can get stomach cancer, the risk is higher in people above 60 years of age. Apart from this, some studies have shown higher risk among women. They are advised to be careful. Let us know complete information about this deadly cancer… 

How dangerous is gastric cancer?

Gastric cancer can occur in any part of the stomach. Research has found that most of the cases of this cancer start from the gastroesophageal part. This is the same part of the stomach where the long tube that carries food, the esophagus, meets the stomach. According to experts, if stomach cancer is limited to the stomach then its treatment is easy. For this, it is most important to understand its symptoms in time.

What are the symptoms of gastric cancer?

Gastric cancer can spread not only in the stomach but also to other parts of the body. Depending on the area in which it spreads, its symptoms may be different. For example, if this cancer reaches the lymph nodes, lumps may form. You can feel it through the skin. If cancer spreads to the liver, the skin and whites of the eyes may turn yellow. When cancer spreads in the stomach, it can become filled with fluid. Due to this, swelling is seen in the stomach.

Causes of gastric cancer

The reason why gastric cancer occurs is not clear. However, according to health experts, in most of the cases it starts due to damage to the inner layer of the stomach due to something. Such as stomach infection, long-term problem of acid reflux, eating too much salty food can increase these risks.

Who is most at risk from gastric cancer?

If eating habits and lifestyle are bad, it can lead to cancer.

People who have gastroesophageal reflux have a higher risk of gastric cancer.

People who consume too much salt and smoke have a higher risk of this cancer.

According to the doctor, if anyone in the family has had the problem of gastric cancer before, then this cancer can occur.

Disclaimer: Before implementing the method, methods and suggestions mentioned in this article, please consult a doctor or related expert.

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