Is an early diagnosis of stomach cancer possible?
Currently, there is no evidence to suggest that healthy individuals with no symptoms benefit from regular endoscopic examinations. However, individuals diagnosed with premalignant lesions such as polyps and chronic atrophic gastritis can greatly benefit from these types of endoscopic procedures. Patients with gastric ulcers should also undergo endoscopic examinations after the conclusion of treatment to confirm that the ulcers have healed completely.
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