Pronunciation: (STUH-muk)

An organ that is part of the digestive system. The stomach helps digest food by mixing it with digestive juices and churning it into a thin liquid.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The esophagus and stomach are part of the upper gastrointestinal (digestive) system.El estómago y el esófago forman la parte superior del aparato digestivo. Date last modified: 2005-11-03Stomach (Gastric) CancerCáncer de estómago