Getting answers to the following questions will help you understand your gastric cancer and equip you with the best choices for treatment:

  • Where is my stomach cancer located?
  • Are there specialists that you recommend?
  • What is the stage of my cancer and what does that mean for me?
  • What are my treatment options?
  • What are the side effects of these treatments?
  • How soon must I start on a treatment?
  • How long will the treatment be?
  • Is my cancer curable? What is my outlook?
  • Are there any clinical trials I might enroll in?
  • How can I decrease any side effects?
  • How will we know if the treatment is effective?
  • Are there diet or exercise plans that you suggest?
  • What is the follow up?
  • What is the chance of reoccurrence and what would I expect?
  • What are the treatment recommendations if the cancer returns?
  • Are there natural organic therapies available?
  • Are there nearby support groups?