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12-10-2012, 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Myllz View Post
Depends on the stage, how early they caught it, if it can be operated on, etc. If they caught it early and they can get all of it, she might be just fine.
All of this. Plus sometimes a biopsy is done (other times it's done at the same time as the surgery), and analyzed by pathology to specify even further type/grade (I'm not sure if they use TNM or if they have a special staging system for stomach cancer), which can impact treatment decisions.

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