Symptoms & Signs of Gastric Cancer

Individuals with gastric cancer may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with gastric cancer do not have any of these changes, or the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not cancer.1

  • Indigestion or heartburn
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Pain or discomfort in the abdomen
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Bloating of the stomach after meals
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sensation of food getting stuck in the throat while eating

Symptoms of advanced stomach cancer may include:

  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Vomiting blood or having blood in the stool
  • Unexplained weight loss

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