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Understanding Gastric Cancer

Gastric cancer, also known as stomach cancer, is a type of cancer that develops in the lining of the stomach. It is a relatively rare form of cancer, but it can be deadly if not caught and treated early. In this patient education article, we will cover the following topics: Risk factors for gastric cancer […]

What is Dysphagia (Swallowing Difficulties)

Swallowing difficulties, also known as dysphagia, is a condition that affects a person’s ability to swallow food and liquids. It can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life and can be caused by a variety of factors.   Types of Dysphagia There are several different types of dysphagia, each with its causes […]

What is Helicobacter Pylori Infection?

Helicobacter Pylori Infection or H. pylori is a bacteria that infects the stomach and small intestine and can cause peptic ulcers – sores on the lining of the stomach or small intestine. It is also a risk factor for stomach cancer. H. pylori can be spread through contaminated food or water, or by being in […]