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...


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...


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...


International group to discuss updates to HDGC guidelines

WorkshopFrom March 19-21, No Stomach For Cancer’s founder, Karen Chelcun Schreiber, is attending the 2nd Consensus meeting on Hereditary Gastric Cancer at the Radboud University Medical Centre in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. The 47 workshop attendees represent stomach cancer researchers and … 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...


The power of sharing our stories: Raising awareness and inspiring research

Mike Walsh and Beth Lambert

One of my favorite aspects of my involvement with No Stomach For Cancer is connecting with others – patients, their families, and medical professionals. Each day we live our mission statement of “supporting research and uniting the caring power of … 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...


No Stomach For Cancer Will Award $50,000 For Stomach Cancer Research

As you have probably read, the first annual No Stomach For Cancer Walk held around the world on November 3rd raised $35,415! This is an enormous success for our entire community!

Many community members have also organized a variety of … Read More...


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