Many Pittsburgh residents will be affected by cancer in their lifetime, whether because they are diagnosed with cancer or because a loved one is. Either way, a cancer diagnosis is scary for everyone affected. There are many unanswered questions regarding treatment and outcomes. When there is a failure to diagnose cancer by a medical provider it can have tragic circumstances.
Stomach cancer, which is also called gastric cancer, affects many patients across the United States. The diagnosis for stomach cancer can be complicated because many of the symptoms for the cancer are common ailments. Symptoms of stomach cancer include feeling full after eating small meals, bloating, stomach pain, severe heartburn, fatigue, indigestion and vomiting. Although many of these symptoms can be caused by less severe conditions, a patient who continues to show signs should be taken seriously by a medical providers.