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Treatment for advanced cancer

Deciding about treatment can be difficult when you have advanced stomach cancer. Treatment can help to reduce symptoms, make you feel better and sometimes can help you to live longer. Find out about the different types of treatment you might have, when you might have them and about possible side effects.

Making decisions about treatment for advanced cancer

Read about making treatment decisions when you have advanced cancer.

Controlling symptoms of advanced stomach cancer

Find out about possible symptoms of advanced stomach cancer and when to see your doctor. 

Laser therapy

Learn how doctors use hot beams of light to burn away cancer cells in the stomach and how you'll feel after treatment.

Stomach stent

Find out how you have a stent put into your stomach and how you’ll feel after.

Radiotherapy for advanced cancer

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

Chemotherapy for advanced cancer

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. Find out about chemotherapy for advanced stomach cancer.

Last reviewed: 
05 Jul 2016

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