Words For Caregivers

Alex Niles

Not long ago, CureWear Founder Alex Niles was enjoying life like any other 30-year old: late nights with friends, spontaneous global travel, and the passionate pursuit of opportunity.

Then came the curveball.

In the fall of 2013, Alex was diagnosed Read More...


How to live without a stomach

James TurnerJames Turner, 43, lives in Northumberland, England and is married to Claire. They have two children – a boy aged five and a girl aged eight.

Both James’s mother (in 2000) and his brother (in 2011) died of stomach cancer. … Read More...


Stomach Cancer Research: A Personal and Professional Perspective

Samantha Hansford

Samantha Hansford

A major breakthrough in the area of familial stomach cancer research was the discovery of the gene E-cadherin (CDH1) and the direct connection between genetic mutations and hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC). Since this discovery, hundreds of families … Read More...


April for Rachel is Raising Stomach Cancer Awareness in Medical Communities Across Canada

Rachel Tamaye

By Mia Lennox-Williams, CIPP/C with PT Healthcare Solutions

pt Health is a Community Clinic Network with 105 clinic locations across Canada employing over 1,000 people and treating thousands of patients each day.

Rachel Onishi is one of our amazing team Read More...


The Loss of a Mother

Mother and daughterBy Lorita Sajous

For those who do not know my story, I became pregnant two months after my mom’s stage 4 gastric cancer diagnosis. For nine months, we faced all obstacles together until she passed away in February 2013. I … Read More...


The Gift of Awareness: A gift that keeps on giving

Jennifer and Jamie Zambranaby Jamie Zambrana

What is on my mind…

As I sit here the day after my sister’s 2nd year passing anniversary; I can’t help but want to share with you a piece of her story, and the ultimate gift she … Read More...


CDH1 gene mutation causes stomach cancer: How is it inherited?

CDH1 Mutations and Inheritance

By Amy Stettner, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
Madison, WI

Our bodies are made up of trillions of tiny cells. We have skin cells, muscle cells, bone cells, stomach cells, etc. Each cell contains a copy of … Read More...


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