Familial Gastric Cancer, New Zealand


The discovery of a mutation in the CDH1 gene by New Zealand researchers in 1998 began with the McLeod whanau (family), a native Maori family who had a significant history of familial gastric cancer. They started on a journey of self determination, by initiating a comprehensive research project into their mate and the search for a cure.

Produced in a combination of both English and Maori languages, everyone can learn something from this three part video series which tells the McLeod whanau story.

Familial Gastric Cancer, Part 1 of 3
Familial Gastric Cancer, Part 2 of 3
Familial Gastric Cancer, Part 3 of 3

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