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Some Hard Facts About Stomach Cancer

December 2nd, 2021
Your stomach is a sac-like organ that plays an important role in the digestive process. Stomach cancer develops when stomach cells begin to grow and divide out of control and form masses, or tumors. Most stomach cancers – about 90 to 95 percent – begin in the gland cells of the mucosa, the innermost lining of the stomach. These cancers, called adenocarcinomas, are typically what are referred to when talking about stomach cancer. Also called gastric cancer, stomach cancer accounts…