Words For Caregivers

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...

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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...

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Shop Back to School on Amazon and Support NSFC With Just 1-Click!

It’s Back to School time and while you’re shopping online at Amazon, please take a moment to go to AmazonSmile and pick NSFC as your charity. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile … Read More...

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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...

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Shining a Spotlight on Gastric Cancer in Devens, Massachusetts

Spotlight 2014 J MullenJust over a week ago NSFC’s Spotlight on Gastric Cancer event was held in Devens, Massachusetts. The Spotlight on Gastric Cancer program included a panel of experts who presented current perspectives and treatments for people living with gastric cancer. The … Read More...

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No Stomach For Cancer Awards $100,000 for Stomach Cancer Research

It is an honor to share with the No Stomach For Cancer Community that we have awarded $100,000 to fund stomach cancer research in the form of TWO $50,000 grants.

These grants were made possible by the tireless efforts of … Read More...

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The other side of the CDH1 coin…BREAST CANCER

Life

As I sit to write this, I realize my story is like a double-sided coin. On one side, I am an extremely lucky person. On the other side, I’m a cancer patient and survivor. It has taken a lot of … Read More...

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The results are in: The Psychosocial Implications of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC)

HDGC Impact Study Notice

Over the past year, I have had the honor to work with Ms. Marcie Casey, a genetic counseling graduate student, on her thesis committee. On Friday, May 9th, I had an opportunity to watch her present her thesis on “The Read More...

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