Remembering Three Men Lost to Stomach Cancer

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Trine Kirkegaard Simpson, Nadia De Giuseppe and Gillian Worden explain their loss to raise awareness about the fifth most common cancer in the world.

In Australia, it’s estimated that 2,246 people will be diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2020. That’s 1,817 Australians already diagnosed this year. Stomach cancer is swift, fatal and claims two out of every three lives it affects.

Stomach cancer strikes down twice as many men as women, and the early symptoms, such as bloating, nausea, tiredness or heartburn, can be subtle and easy to ignore.