Stomach Cancer | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • I have a stomach ulcer. Am I more likely to get stomach cancer?
  • Will eating a healthy diet help me to avoid getting stomach cancer?
  • My father had stomach cancer. Should I be tested for it?
  • What is the best treatment for my stomach cancer?
  • Will I be able to eat normally after my treatment?
  • After my treatment, will I have to come back often to make sure my stomach cancer doesn’t come back?
  • During and after treatment, should I quit drinking alcohol?


Gastric Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment Options by JC Layke, PP Lopez (American Family Physician March 01, 2004,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 05/99