Diagnosing

Information about tests, causes and risk factors for stomach cancer.

  • How stomach cancer is diagnosed

    Usually, you begin by seeing your GP (family doctor). Sometimes, people are diagnosed with stomach cancer after being admitted to hospital with a symptom that's making them unwell.

  • Risk factors and causes of stomach cancer

    The exact cause of stomach cancer isn’t known. But certain things called risk factors can increase the chance of developing stomach cancer.