Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU Massey Cancer Center

What are the symptoms of stomach cancer?

The following are the most common symptoms of stomach cancer; however, each individual may experience symptoms differently:

  • Indigestion or heartburn (burning sensation).
  • Discomfort or pain in the abdomen. 
  • Nausea and vomiting. 
  • Diarrhea or constipation.
  • Bloating after meals. 
  • Loss of appetite. 
  • Weakness and fatigue. 
  • Vomiting blood or blood in the stool.

The symptoms of stomach cancer may resemble other medical conditions or problems. Always consult your physician for a diagnosis.