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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. A team of doctors and other professionals discuss the best treatment and care for you.

Treatment decisions

Find out about how your doctor decides which treatment you need, the types of treatment you might have and treatment by stage.


The type of surgery you need depends on where the cancer is in your stomach.


When, where and how you have chemotherapy for stomach cancer, and the possible side effects.

Follow up appointments

Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for stomach cancer.

Treatment for advanced cancer

Find out how treatments aim to control symptoms when stomach cancer is advanced.

Biological therapies

Biological therapies are drugs that change the way that cells work and help the body control the growth of cancer.

Radiotherapy for advanced cancer

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill stomach cancer cells.

Information and help