Research Study: Genetic Predisposition to Gastric Cancer

You may have an opportunity to help advance stomach cancer research.

The discovery of the genetic mutation which creates high risks for gastric cancer was a lifesaving step in scientific research in the late 1990′s. Researchers who studied a large … Read More...


NSFC Grants $10,000 To Help Fund NZ Research Project

No Stomach For Cancer announces a $10,000 grant to the Centre for Translational Cancer Research, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand to help fund a research project: Genetic Predisposition to Gastric Cancer.

This is an open ended project, and NSFC … Read More...


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The following is an excerpt from the as yet unpublished Cambridge meeting.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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