Symptoms of gastric cancer are often nonspecific, frequently leading to a diagnosis at an advanced stage. Persistent epigastric abdominal pain accompanied by weight loss is the most common symptom at initial diagnosis and is present in approximately 50%-65% of patients with gastric cancer at the time of diagnosis.
Other symptoms of gastric cancer include:
Nausea or vomiting
Loss of appetite and weight loss
Jaundice is a complication of advanced disease and usually indicates the presence of hepatic metastasis or metastatic lymphadenopathy.
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Cite this: Daniel Catenacci. Fast Five Quiz: Gastric Cancer - Medscape - Aug 23, 2022.