Cancer of the Stomach

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK Has an information leaflet on Stomach (Gastric) Cancer.

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CancerHelp UK

CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. It is brought to you by Cancer Research UK. They believe that information about cancer should be freely available to all and written in a way that people can easily understand.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan provide cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.

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Royal Marsden

A leading UK cancer centre, recognised worldwide for the quality of its services. Site includes comprehensive, authoritative patient information. See their Patient Information section.

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Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Cancer

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Cancer.

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Gastric cancer (HER2-positive metastatic) - trastuzumab

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Gastric cancer (HER2-positive metastatic) - trastuzumab .

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours - sunitinib

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours - sunitinib.

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Gastric cancer (advanced) - capecitabine

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Gastric cancer (advanced) - capecitabine.

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Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (unresectable/metastatic) - imatinib

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (unresectable/metastatic) - imatinib .

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Oesophagoose - Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer Awareness Campaign

A campaign in the North of England to raise the awareness of these cancers.

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Medicine Guide for Stomach Cancer

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Treating Stomach Cancer

Information from the North London Cancer Network.

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Cancer of the Stomach

Factsheet from Core - (the working name of the Digestive Disorders Foundation).

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Frequently Asked Question About Cancer of the Stomach

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide a wide range of patient information leaflets including one in this area.

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Stomach cancer

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Stomach cancer

Information from BUPA.

See also the Patient UK cancer page for many other links.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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