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The treatment plan that’s best for your cancer will depend on several variables, including your general health and your cancer’s stage, grade and unique characteristics, such as expression of HER2 Neu.
The stomach cancer care team, including gastrointestinal surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, plus gastroenterologists and other specialists will meet to discuss your case and determine the best course of action to offer you. In general, treatment for stomach cancer includes the following treatment methods — and many patients require combination therapy — which involves two or more of these approaches.
When stomach cancer spreads from its original place to another part of the body, the new tumor has the same kind of abnormal cells, and the same name, as the primary (original) tumor. The most common site for stomach cancer to metastasize is the peritoneum, followed by the liver and lungs. The disease is called distant or metastatic stomach cancer, and it’s treated as stomach cancer.
We offer additional advanced treatments for metastatic stomach cancer, including: