Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: updated consensus guidelines for clinical management and directions for future research

CancerTagCloudAn article published recently in the Journal of Medical Genetics outlines new recommendations for management of patients and families with Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer, based on a workshop of the International Gastric Cancer Linkage Consortium (IGCLC) held in late 2008.  … Read More...


The Doctors TV: Desperate To Save A Life

The Doctors TV aired a program on Monday, February 1 titled Desperate To Save A Life. It includes a segment about Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC).  If only one at risk family is identified, if only one life saved …… Read More...


A story of hope: Elizabeth Lambert shares her family story

Elizabeth Lambert

Elizabeth Lambert, a teacher and a member of the Board of Directors of No Stomach For Cancer, Inc., is dedicated to raising awareness and educating the public about diffuse stomach cancer.  Like many others, her family has been affected by … Read More...


Pregnancy after prophylactic total gastrectomy

The possibility of having a healthy pregnancy and maintaining one’s own health is an issue that comes up again and again for young women who are affected by Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) and are contemplating prophylactic total gastrectomy.  Pardeep … Read More...


Increased Risk of Colon Cancer in HDGC Patients

The following is an excerpt from the as yet unpublished Cambridge meeting. The paper has just been accepted by the Journal of Medical Genetics and will be published early in the new year.

“There is also emerging evidence for an

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Surviving Stomach Cancer

The Early Show
Working to raise awareness Chelcun family members appear in CBS segment about HDGC

The Chelcun family was featured in a CBS video segment with the goal of raising awareness of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer syndrome (HDGC).  While it appears to … Read More...


“Top Medical Advances of the Decade” include mapping the human genome; CDH1 gene mutation is example

Watch the video about Mapping the Human Genome and Stomach Cancer.

“Good Morning America” considers the discovery of genetic markers such as the one causing HDGC to be one of the top medical advances of the decade. Stomach cancer … Read More...


No Stomach For Cancer will benefit from generosity of children’s Author & Illustrator David Biedrzycki

David Biedrzycki 

By Lisa England

I met David Biedrzycki in 2007 at the North Carolina School Library Media conference in Winston Salem, North Carolina. His book, Ace Lacewing: Bug Detective was nominated by the children of North Carolina for the North … Read More...


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