|Following surgical treatment of stomach cancer, the US 5-year survival rate in one study overall was 19%. Individuals in early stages of cancer involving the middle third of the stomach had a much better 5-year survival rate of about 61% (Cheung 864).|
In large stomach ulcers with significant bleeding, an emergency gastrectomy is generally successful in controlling bleeding. Surgical treatment of gastric ulcers may not resolve the condition, which could recur.
Source: Medical Disability Advisor