The Marketing, Scarcity, Rising Costs and Future of Vitamin B12

1ml bottlesIt is said that every person reacts differently and recovers differently after having a total gastrectomy (TG). But something that everyone has in common is malabsorption of vitamins and minerals, which people experience to varying degrees. And one problem that … Read More...


Planning A Post-Gastrectomy Pregnancy

As more and more young people discover their genetic predisposition for stomach cancer and choose total gastrectomy (TG), young women who undergo this procedure face a new challenge: family planning. TG patients are at lifelong risk for several problems associated … Read More...


No Stomach For Cancer is Proud to Acknowledge Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

Periwinkle Awareness RibbonThe esophagus and stomach are clearly connected so it’s only fitting that we here at NSFC lend our support to all those battling esophageal cancer, their caregivers and anyone working to save lives and beat this disease.

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Medical Students Learn About Hereditary Stomach Cancer at Philadelphia Teaching Hospital

(Photo courtesy of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital)

Fourth-year medical students at Thomas Jefferson University are given real-world insight into the minds of genetic cancer patients as part of their class, “Scientific Foundation of Clinical Medicine.” The class teaches students about … Read More...


When the Time of Your Life Brings the Fight of Your Life

One of the most grim facts about Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) is that the average age of onset is 38. Although stomach cancer of all kinds is now being seen in people at younger and younger ages, the most … Read More...


Getting the Goods: Great Gifts for Gastrectomy Patients

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It’s the season of giving. For people who have lost a stomach many changes are in order for their everyday lives. It can be a very difficult time both physically and mentally. Here are some ideas for gifts that are … Read More...


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