Symptoms

Find out about the possible symptoms of stomach (gastric) cancer and when to see your doctor.

Stages

The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and how far it’s spread. It helps your doctor decide which treatment you need.

Causes and risks of stomach cancer

Lifestyle factors are linked to 3 out of 4 stomach cancers. It is the 16th most common cancer in the UK.

Survival

Find out about survival for stomach cancer.

Getting diagnosed

Find out about the tests that you have as well as how to get the most out of seeing your GP, when you should see a specialist and screening.

Treatment

Your treatment depends on where in the stomach your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body and your general health. 

Advanced cancer

Find out where stomach cancer can spread and about how treatment can control your symptoms.

Practical and emotional support

Get support to cope during and after stomach cancer treatment, including diet tips to help you eat well.

Research

Find out about the latest UK research looking at stomach cancer.

Types and grades

The type of stomach cancer you have depends on the type of cell it starts in and the grade how fast growing it is. Find out more.

Information and help