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Glossary: gastric cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

gastric cancer

(GAS-trik KAN-ser)

Cancer that forms in tissues lining the stomach. Also called stomach cancer.

Gastrointestinal (digestive) system anatomy; shows esophagus, liver, stomach, large intestine, and small intestine.

The stomach and esophagus are part of the upper digestive system.



Stomach (Gastric) Cancer