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Stomach and oesophageal cancer (oesophagogastric)

If you, or someone you know has oesophagastric cancer, and you are looking for information about care or treatment, the links below will take you to reliable and evidence-based services and resources.

What to expect

The oesophagogastric cancer pathway is a guide developed by the Victorian Government and Cancer Council Victoria, to help you know what to expect at every step after a diagnosis of oesophagogastric cancer.

Diagnosis information

The links below will take you to information about oesophagogastric cancer and the most recent approaches to treatment. It is important to remember that your doctor will prescribe the best treatment for you as an individual, or the person you care for.

Therefore, the treatment you receive, may be different to that described in some of the links below.

If you have any questions about your treatment, ask your treating team. They will be happy to help explain everything to you.

The Cancer Council Victoria provide an overview of oesophagogastric cancer, types of oesophagogastric cancer and how it is commonly treated.

Cancer Australia provides information on statistics, risk factors, symptoms and diagnosis of stomach cancer.

The Unicorn Foundation provide an overview of gastric neuroendocrine tumour, types, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

The Oesophagogastric Cancer Common Path video provides people with an opportunity to learn from other who have already experienced a cancer diagnosis.

Support information and services

Many people say that being diagnosed with oesophagastric cancer can be stressful and frightening. Knowing how to access services that can support you, if you need them, is important. The links below will take you to a range of sites that provide information to support people affected by oesophagastric cancer.

Pancare can help find the support with financial aid and emotional support with a dedicated community care program. 

The Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Institute links people with gastro-intestinal cancer together to share their experiences through support groups across Australia.

The Unicorn Foundation provide support to people affected by gastric neuroendocrine tumours.