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Successful bleeding control may improve survival in gastric cancer
 

Successful bleeding control may improve survival in gastric cancer

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Bleeding should be effectively controlled if survival were to be improved in gastric cancer patients with bleeding, a recent study suggests.
 
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31 Oct 2016 - General
 
Most commonly gastric bleeding occurs in gastric cancer patients. This condition negatively affects the quality of life of the patients and in most cases excessive gastric bleeding is fatal. Gastric bleeding can be controlled by endoscopic homeostasis and blood transfusion and if these both treatments are unsuccessful then radiation to the stomach is given in the cases where there are unsuitable conditions for surgery. A recent study has suggested that the survival of gastric cancer patients is ...
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