Stomach cancer and colon cancer: There’s a connection

Local Family Takes Steps To Avoid Stomach Cancer (article and video) features the Lambert & Walsh families in the Boston, MA area. They share their story during the first National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness about a hereditary … 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...

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...

TV New Zealand Close Up: The Kiwis who inspired a Grey’s plot

View an uplifting and interesting Close Up news broadcast about Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) on TV New Zealand featuring Parry Guilford, the scientist who first identified HDGC and the CDH1 gene mutation that causes HDGC.  His discovery, only … Read More...

Kia Kaha

By Ryan Gay
Kernersville News, NC
March 2009
Lisa Foster England

The stomach is an organ many people take for granted, not really thinking about how much it helps the body. Except in instances of allergies or diets we don’t really have … Read More...

No Stomach For Food – Or Cancer

By David Wahlberg
Wisconsin State Journal
March 2009

Karen with sons Dan and Joe

She never gets hungry. Regular meals make her sick. She can’t eat and drink at the same time.

Karen Chelcun Schreiber has no stomach.

It’s not that her stomach is mostly bypassed … Read More...

Going Under the Knife to Head Off Cancer

By Radha Chitale
ABC News Medical Unit
March 2009

Brian and Greg Chelcun

Prophylactic Surgery One Option for Those at Risk of Cancer

Few wouldn’t balk at the idea of prophylactic surgery — the removal a healthy organ or gland that shows no sign … Read More...

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