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Treatment of stomach cancer in Italy

We`ve found 1 specialized clinics for private treatment of stomach cancer
Using Bookimed, 358 patients received individual program for treatment of stomach cancer
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Using Bookimed, 77 patients received individual treatment program in Ospedale San Raffaele
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The largest surgical center in Italy

The department of gastroenterological surgery provides about 2,000 operations and over 5,000 outpatient procedures annually.

The Department specializes in the treatment of cancer and other pathologies of esophagus and stomach. Doctors of the Clinic perform abdominal and laparoscopic operations of the upper departments of gastrointestinal tract.


The Hospital has its own specialized Outpatient Clinic of Gastroenterological Hereditary Tumors. It offers diagnostics, follow-up and treatment of patients with hereditary cancer. The center has multi specialized medical team.

CT (computer tomography)
Consultation of a specialist 250 €
MRI 300 - 500 €

Medical team performs laparoscopic operations that have higher accuracy and less surgical injury. Recovery time is shorter. Each case of cancer is discussed by multi specialized team comprising doctors from the department of oncology, beam therapy, radiology and gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Gastrectomy 18000 €
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Stomach cancer treatment in Italy

Symptoms of stomach cancer

During a long time stomach cancer can be asymptomatic. Usually, the patient already has gastritis or gastric and/or duodenal ulcer that hides primary manifestations of the process:

  • heartburn resulted from reflux of gastric materials back in esophagus;
  • foul-smelling eructation;
  • pain or sensation of heaviness in the stomach;
  • altered defecation pattern.

With the development of the tumour, a patient suffers from the loss of body weight, irritancy, continuous fatigue and depression, fastidium or food faddism.

Treatment of gastric cancer at different stages in Italy

  • Initial stages (1A-B) are treated with subtotal gastrectomy. A section (proximal or distal) of the stomach is removed. German doctors practice attenuated laparoscopic approach - all process is carried out through small incisions;
  • At stage 2-3A the tumour penetrates a muscle layer of the stomach and gradually “acquires” regional lymph nodes. In this case a total resection of the stomach and relevant lymph nodes is applied;
  • Stage 3B suggests metastases in external lymph nodes which increases volume of the surgery;
  • Stage 4 - neighbouring organs and tissues are affected. Main treatment method is chemo and beam therapy. Surgeons can reconstruct patency of digestive tract and carry out other palliative operations.
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