L.M. Portnoy is one of Russia's leading radiologists. This book is the result of his more than 30 years' experience in the field of cancer diagnosis. The author reviews for us the potentials - currently greatly underestimated - of radiological examination and the traditional X-ray for the diagnosis of gastric cancer. This comprehensive overview of methodological approaches to the X-ray examination of the stomach and corrected tumor semiotics will help practicing physicians and residents to diagnose even the most minuscule tumors. Portnoy covers all diagnostic methods related to abdominal cancer, with thorough explanations of the methodological, semiotic, and organizational aspects. This work by one of the best-known Russian specialists in X-ray diagnosis will be of interest not only for all those who want to know more about the history of radiology as a profession, but also for students, who can study the tips and tricks of a master.