About 21,700 Americans are diagnosed with stomach cancer each year and it occurs most often in people in their 60s and 70s. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with gastric cancer or a friend or relative of someone with cancer, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the patient's and doctor's views, this invaluable resource provides up-to-date, authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions.
This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease. The author Dr. Shah is from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, one of the few National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers with a specific program in treating cancers of the upper gastrointestinal tract and has made many of the major advances in the treatment of these diseases.