Gastric Cancer Support Group

Stomach cancer (also called gastric cancer) can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs, particularly the esophagus, small intestine. It also may extend through the stomach wall and spread to nearby lymph nodes and to organs such as the liver, pancreas, and colon.

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Focal Intestinal Metaplasia

I had an upper endoscopy and the pathology report shows I have focal intestinal metaplasia. The doctor did not even tell me. I just got a copy of the pathology report, becaues I'm switching doctors. My endoscopy was over 6 months ago.
I'm upset because what I read online about focal intestinal metaplasia is that it is a pre-cancerous condition and a high risk for gastric cancer.

I want to talk to anyone else who had this diagnosis now, or who had it and it has turned to gastric cancer.

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WhiteDolphin
WhiteDolphin

H. Pylori test was negative.