Description: When one is diagnosed with cancer, he/she worries about stomach cancer life expectancy. Exercising control over the diet and following the diet prescribed by your physician can in some way improve life.
Among all the diseases, gastric cancer is the 4th most common ailment. People over 55 years of age are more susceptible to getting stomach cancer. Poor dietary habits can increase the risk of stomach cancer but then following certain diet tips can improve the stomach cancer life expectancy to some extent. Once anybody is diagnosed with stomach cancer, there is lot of things to do. The doctor will prescribe a treatment plan and in fact the patient can try to improve his life with the proper diet.
Consuming Quercetin rich diet
It is important to include food rich in Quercetin since it is the bioflavonoid that has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-cancer properties. Red and yellow onions have high content of bioflavonoid which is very healthy for the patient.
Avoid protein intake
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The general health and well being of the person matters a lot. If the person is healthier, he can perhaps add more days to his life. The location of the cancer in the patient’s stomach, the kind of treatment that he avails and how well the patient responds to the treatment impacts the life expectancy.
In the US, on an average, 29% of individuals can survive for 5 years. But then, it is great to see that stomach cancer life expectancy has improved over the last 30 years. This is all due to better treatment procedures available and the great advancement in technology. Although the stage of cancer will have great effect on the patient’s prognosis, the kind of treatment the patient gets in the later stages also play a determining