Stomach cancer is cancer that occurs in the stomach — the muscular sac located in the upper middle of your abdomen, just below your ribs. Your stomach receives and holds the food you eat and then helps to break down and digest it.
Another term for stomach cancer is gastric cancer. These two terms most often refer to stomach cancer that begins in the mucus-producing cells on the inside lining of the stomach (adenocarcinoma). Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of stomach cancer.
Stomach cancer is uncommon in the United States, and the number of people diagnosed with the disease each year is declining. Stomach cancer is much more common in other areas of the world.
Causes-Doctors aren't sure what causes stomach cancer. There is a strong correlation between a diet high in smoked and salted foods and stomach cancer. As the use of refrigeration for preserving foods has increased around the world, the rates of stomach cancer have declined.
In general, cancer begins when an error (mutation) occurs in a cell's DNA. The mutation causes the cell to grow and divide at a rapid rate and to continue living when a normal cell would die. The accumulating cancerous cells form a tumor that can invade nearby structures. And cancer cells can break off from the tumor to spread throughout the body.
Types of stomach cancer
The cells that form the tumor determine the type of stomach cancer. The type of cells in your stomach cancer helps determine your treatment options. Types of stomach cancer include:
Cancer that begins in the glandular cells (adenocarcinoma). The glandular cells that line the inside of the stomach secrete a protective layer of mucus to shield the lining of the stomach from the acidic digestive juices. Adenocarcinoma accounts for the great majority of all stomach cancers.
Cancer that begins in immune system cells (lymphoma). The walls of the stomach contain a small number of immune system cells that can develop cancer. Lymphoma in the stomach is rare.
Cancer that begins in hormone-producing cells (carcinoid cancer). Hormone-producing cells can develop carcinoid cancer. Carcinoid cancer in the stomach is rare.
Cancer that begins in nervous system tissues. A gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) begins in specific nervous system cells found in your stomach. GIST is a rare form of stomach cancer.
Because the other types of stomach cancer are rare, when people use the term "stomach cancer" they generally are referring to adenocarcinoma.
Symptoms--Signs and symptoms of stomach cancer may include:
·         Fatigue
·         Feeling bloated after eating
·         Feeling full after eating small amounts of food
·         Heartburn that is severe and persistent
·         Indigestion that is severe and unrelenting
·         Nausea that is persistent and unexplained
·         Stomach pain
·         Vomiting that is persistent
·         Weight loss that is unintentional
Risk factor--Factors that increase your risk of stomach cancer include:
·         A diet high in salty and smoked foods
·         A diet low in fruits and vegetables
·         Eating foods contaminated with aflatoxin fungus
·         Family history of stomach cancer
·         Infection with Helicobacter pylori
·         Long-term stomach inflammation
·         Pernicious anemia
·         Smoking
·         Stomach polyps
Along with strict diet restriction Homeopathic  remedies effective for all cancer cases. Some of the important remedies are given below
CARCINISIM 1000- Start treatment with this remedy.
ACETIC ACID 30-Acetic acid is best for stomach cancer with violent burning pain in the stomach and chest followed by coldness of the skin and cold perspiration on forehead. Stomach feels as if she has taken a lot of vinegar. Bleeding from bowels causes anemia.

ARSENIC ALB 30-Arsenic alb is best for stomach cancer with burning pain. The patient have great anxiety, fear of death ,restlessness and extreme weakness. Dark blood is present in vomitus and in stool. After eating or drinking anything there is vomiting and diarrhea.Vomiting of blood, bile, green mucus or brown black mixed with blood. The stool is very offensive.Everything swallowed seems to lodge in the esophagus  and does not move down.
There is thirst for small quantities of warm water at requent intervals. The patient get relief from hot application

CONDURANGO 3x- Condurango is best for cancer of stomach accompanied in most cases with painful cracks in the corners of mouth. There is vomiting of food and constant cramping pain behind sternum where food seems to stick. Vomiting of food and indurations in left hypochondrium with constant burning pain. Even a touch on stomach causes pain.

CADMIUM SULPH 30- Cadmium sulph is prescribed when there is violent burning and cutting pain in stomach. There is coffe ground vomiting. Vomiting of mucus, green slime , blood with great weakness and tenderness over the stomach.

GERANIUM MACULATUM  Q-Geranium maculatum is excellent for stomach cancer where there is hemorrhage from stomach due to cancer. Geranium lessens the vomiting in cancer cases.25 drops every hour is given till the bleeding stops.

ORINITHOGALUM Q-Orinithogalum is best for cancer of stomach where there is painful sinking across epigastrium and belching of offensive gases. Another feature is vomiting of coffee groung looking matter sometimes accompanied with blood. Orinithogalum is useful for cancer anywhere in the intestinal tract, especially in the lower part of he stomach before start of the intestines. Give three doses per day for four days and then wait for results before repeating.

HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS 3X- Hydrastis is best for ulcers and cancer of stomach with pulsation in the epigastrium and gastritis.  Weak digestion with  flatulence and distress in the bowels after meals. There is pain in stomach as from a hard-cornered substance.Bitter taste in mouth and the tongue shows the imprint of teeth.

BISMUTHUM 30-Bismuthum  is effective for cancer of stomach with very easy vomiting of clear water or enormous quantities of food which appears to have laid in the stomach for days. Another feature is water is vomited as soon as it reaches the stomach. There is burning and a feeling of load in the stomach.The digestion is slow with fetid eructations. The tongue is coated white with metallic, sweetish taste in mouth.

PHOSPHORUS 1000- Phosphorus is best for stomach cancer with vomiting of coffee ground substance , especially when about to pass into the state of ulceration. There is vomiting of food and water after it gets warm in the stomach.The patient find very difficulty in swallowing. Stomach pain is better from cold drinks and ice.The Phosphorus person have a craving for ice creams, juices and cold drinks.

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