This is a cancer which affects the
This is part of your digestive tract
that acts as a bag to hold food and start digesting it before
passing it down the rest of the intestine where it is absorbed.
Problems with the stomach may result in difficulty eating and
the patient feeling full even though smaller amounts of food (meal
volume) are being eaten. Indeed as the conditions gets worse the
ability to eat large volumes of food becomes increasingly
difficult. The patient may find they vomit some food. This may also
give relief from some discomfort and bloating they will feel.
Patients may find that very soft bland food and liquid is
tolerated much better than their normal diet.
Berkshire Cancer Centre
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 0118 322 7888
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