Qualitative Research for Stage IV Stomach Cancer Patients and their Caregivers

No Stomach For Cancer would like to take a moment to share an opportunity that may be of interest to some of the members of the NSFC community. We were recently contacted by Find A Cure Panel, an organization that works with a … Read More...


Research Study: Outcomes and Quality of Life after Prophylactic Total Gastrectomy

No Stomach For Cancer would like to let you know about a research study that may be of interest to you. The study, “Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life in CDH1 mutation carriers after Prophylactic Total Gastrectomy (PTG),” was recently … Read More...


Stomach Cancer Research in NZ: Hope for targeted drug intervention

Parry Guilford, BSc, MSc, PhD

There’s exciting news of promising stomach cancer research going on in New Zealand! Dr. Parry Guilford, Associate Professor at the Cancer Genetics Laboratory, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ explains how their work, which targets the CDH1 gene, has broader implications … Read More...


A Gate to the Future of Gastric Cancer Treatment

This was the theme of the 9th International Gastric Cancer Congress held in Coex, Seoul, Korea from April 20-23, 2011. Four days full of special lectures, panel discussions, workshops and case conferences…bringing together experts in their fields from all around … Read More...


Pregnancy after prophylactic total gastrectomy

The possibility of having a healthy pregnancy and maintaining one’s own health is an issue that comes up again and again for young women who are affected by Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) and are contemplating prophylactic total gastrectomy.  Pardeep … Read More...


Increased Risk of Colon Cancer in HDGC Patients

The following is an excerpt from the as yet unpublished Cambridge meeting. The paper has just been accepted by the Journal of Medical Genetics and will be published early in the new year.

“There is also emerging evidence for an

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HDGC Research: In pursuit of stomach cancer prevention

A  prestigious James Cook Fellowship has been awarded to researcher Parry Guilford, University of Otazo, New Zealand, to pursue innovative research aimed at reversing or preventing the very early stages of stomach cancer.

Read Parry Guilford’s personal post detailing his … Read More...


New Zealand Government Research Fellowship: Focus on HDGC and diffuse gastric cancer

Parry Guilford; Cancer Genetics Laboratory, University of Otago

The James Cook Fellowship provides funding for two years of concentrated research, free of teaching and administrative commitments.  My planned research is built broadly around establishing methods to assess individual risk of … Read More...


Facts about Stomach Cancer and Stomach Cancer Research Funding

By Johanna Chelcun, PA-C

Did you know…

…that Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) is an inherited cancer syndrome that leads to an increased risk for diffuse gastric cancer (67-83% risk by age 80) and lobular breast cancer (20-40% risk for Read More...


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