Gastric Ulcers Overture

A peptic ulcer is a hole in the gut lining of the stomach, duodenum, or esophagus. A peptic ulcer of the stomach is called a gastric ulcer; of the duodenum, a duodenal ulcer; and of the esophagus, an esophageal ulcer. An ulcer occurs when the lining of these organs is corroded by the acidic digestive juices which are secreted by the stomach cells. Peptic ulcer disease is common. For many years, ex... »

Gastric (Stomach) Cancer

Gastric (Stomach) Cancer

Gastric (Stomach) Cancer Cancer is a slowly developing illness. In the early stage it is, barring a few notable exceptions, not fatal. Addressed to the layman, the reader learns why and under what conditions cancer is curable – in the stage of early cancer, also called carcinoma in situ. The emphasis lies on making the physician the patient’s ally, in order to catch cancer at its very ... »

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