Objective: Gastric cancer is the fifth most commen neoplasm in terms of incidence in men and women in Europa. Male to female ratio was determined as 1.6:1. Gastric cancer is the second most commen neoplasm in men and third most commen neoplasm in female in deaths due to cancer in our country. Prognosis of gastric cancer is generally reserved. The low survival rate is due to the delay in diagnosis, most cases being diagnosed in an advanced stage.