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Gastric cancer

Alternate Names : Cancer - stomach, Stomach cancer, Gastric carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma of the stomach


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Digestive system
Digestive system

The esophagus, stomach, large and small intestine, aided by the liver, gallbladder and pancreas convert the nutritive components of food into energy and break down the non-nutritive components into waste to be excreted.

Stomach cancer, x-ray
Stomach cancer, x-ray

An upper GI series in a patient with cancer of the stomach (gastric carcinoma).

Stomach
Stomach

The stomach is the portion of the digestive system most responsible for breaking down food. The lower esophageal sphincter at the top of the stomach regulates food passing from the esophagus into the stomach, and prevents the contents of the stomach from reentering the esophagus. The pyloric sphincter at the bottom of the stomach governs the passage of food out of the stomach into the small intestine.

Gastrectomy  - series
Gastrectomy - series

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