Gastric cancer is commonly known as stomach cancer and it can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread to other parts of the body if not treated early. Symptoms of stomach cancer include:
- weight loss
- abdominal pain and discomfort
- feeling full before finishing eating
If a patient experiences these symptoms urgent tests, including an endoscopy and a CT scan, will be ordered and the patient will be referred to a cancer specialist (an oncologist).