Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) clinical guidelines updated May 2015


Increasing awareness of HDGC and the rapid advances in genetic diagnostic tools, endoscopic modalities and the increasing use of laparoscopic surgery led a group of clinical geneticists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, molecular biologists, dietitians and patients’ representatives from nine different Read More...

Portuguese researchers develop new tool that improves HDGC detection

Dr. Raquel Seruca, MD, PhD.

Raquel Seruca, MD, PHD
Group Leader of Cancer Genetics Group
Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of Porto University (IPATIMUP)
Affiliated Professor, Medical Faculty of Porto University, Portugal

We are excited to share this press release from No … Read More...

Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) Family Workshop at Cambridge Institute

Cancer Research UKOne of the many highlights of the recent 2nd Consensus meeting on Hereditary Gastric Cancer at the Radboud University Medical Centre in Nijmegen was the opportunity to live the mission of NSFC, uniting the caring power of people worldwide affected … Read More...

Research Study: Psychosocial Implications of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC)

HDGC Impact Study Notice

No Stomach For Cancer would like to let you know about a research study that may be of interest to you. The study, “The Psychosocial Implications of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer,” was approved by The Brandeis University Committee for Protection … Read More...

Mhari Saito Scholarship awarded to Divya Yerramilli

Divya Yerramilli
Congratulations to Divya Yerramilli, recipient of the Mhari Saito Scholarship for 2013.

Divya is currently a fourth-year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania, and is also earning her Masters in Bioethics. Divya first discovered her interest in oncology and … Read More...

Research Study: Genomic Analysis of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer Arising in Individuals with Germline CDH1 Mutation

You may have an opportunity to help advance stomach cancer research.

Gastric cancer researchers need your help in determining how individuals with germline CDH1 mutations develop potentially lethal stomach cancer.

Researchers now have the technology to perform DNA sequencing of … Read More...

Research Study: Genetic Predisposition to Gastric Cancer

You may have an opportunity to help advance stomach cancer research.

The discovery of the genetic mutation which creates high risks for gastric cancer was a lifesaving step in scientific research in the late 1990’s. Researchers who studied a large … Read More...

NSFC Grants $10,000 To Help Fund NZ Research Project

No Stomach For Cancer announces a $10,000 grant to the Centre for Translational Cancer Research, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand to help fund a research project: Genetic Predisposition to Gastric Cancer.

This is an open ended project, and NSFC … Read More...

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