People with early stomach cancer may have very few, typically vague, symptoms. These can include:
Indigestion and stomach discomfort
A bloated feeling after eating
Loss of appetite
Peptic ulcers cause similar symptoms. Antacids or histamine blockers can give temporary relief. For these reasons, people may not recognize the problem as serious and may put off seeing a doctor. A gastric tumor can grow very large before it causes other symptoms.
Incidence and Mortality
Estimated new cases and deaths from chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) in the United States in 2011:
New cases: 5,150.
CML is one of a group of diseases called the myeloproliferative disorders. Other related entities include the following:
(Refer to the PDQ summary on Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders Treatment for more information.)
CML is a clonal disorder...