Gastric ulcers often heal more slowly than duodenal ulcers. A gastric
ulcer that does not respond to treatment could be cancer. Your doctor will most
likely recommend a
biopsy of a gastric ulcer before beginning treatment.
The biopsy will make sure there is no cancer hiding in the ulcer.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
January 28, 2010
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