Doctors warned, what did doctors say after Toby Keith's death?

More than two years after being diagnosed with stomach cancer, country music artist Toby Keith died Monday night at the age of 62.

Keith revealed on X in June 2022 that he was diagnosed in late 2021 and had already undergone surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.

Then, last June, he told The Oklahoman newspaper in Oklahoma City that his tumor had shrunk by a third

And he is still receiving chemotherapy. She said she also took immunotherapy, which is medication that stimulates the immune system to eliminate cancer cells.

Since toby keith died, medical professionals have urged people to be alert to the warning signs of stomach cancer,

These include nausea, ulcers, heartburn, acid reflux, anemia, pain after eating, sudden weight loss, and feeling full after eating small amounts of food.

stomach cancer symptoms

However, according to Dr. Fabian Johnston, chief of the Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Johns Hopkins Medicine, this is natural depending on how cancer affects a person.

According to Johnston, delays in diagnosis can occur when medical professionals and patients are tempted to downplay symptoms such as acid reflux

He said, by the time symptoms appear, the disease of many people has progressed.