Treatment of gastric adenocarcinoma
Treatment of gastric adenocarcinoma is selected depending on the size of the neoplasm, the degree of its differentiation, the patient's age and his general condition. The most effective is the surgical removal of the tumor. There are two types of surgery that can be performed for stomach cancer: During subtotal resection, a neoplasm is removed with part of the tissues involved in the malignant process or a small area of the organ itself;
A gastrectomy removes the entire stomach and the surrounding tissues - regional lymph nodes, part of the esophagus and small intestine.
In case of contraindicationsfor surgical intervention, cancer cells are removed through endoluminal laser therapy. In order for the patient to be able to eat on his own, walls are introduced into his stomach (a procedure called endoluminal stening). Before and after the operation, the person is prescribed such therapeutic measures:
Radiation therapy. Irradiation is carried out before surgery to reduce the size of the tumor, as well as after surgical procedures to destroy the malignant cells left after surgery. Using radiation can reduce pain and prevent internal bleeding.
Chemotherapycarried out with the help of Cisplatin, Bleomycin or Ftorafur to reduce neoplasm before surgery and destruction of metastatic tumors after it. Chemical treatments also help reduce the risk of cancer recurrence.
Immunotherapy. Chemical preparations negatively affect not only tumor cells, but also healthy tissues, therefore it is necessary to increase the body's defenses with the help of special means.Leave a request on our website and our specialists will contact you and help you choose the best clinic in accordance with your case absolutely free. Load more ...