Patients and family members often want to search for more information on their own. Maintaining a comprehensive and complete bibliography of gastric cancer research is beyond the scope of NSFC.  With the assistance of our Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) we will occasionally provide links to publications, particularly in the area of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer, where early identification of one’s risk and potential treatment strategies may be vitally important to a family attempting to manage the health of many individuals who test positive for the genetic cause of this deadly syndrome.  Our source for these occasional reports will be our SAC.

This information is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion or treatment to you or to any other individual. Ask your physician or other healthcare provider to assist you in interpreting any information on the website or links to other websites, in applying such information to your individual case.

Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: updated clinical guidelines with an emphasis on germline CDH1 mutation carriers May 2015
Ingrid P Vogelaar, Rachel S van der Post, Fátima Carneiro, et al. J Med Genet Published Online First: May 16, 2015 doi:10.1136/jmedgenet-2015-103094


Quantification of mutant E-cadherin using bioimaging analysis of in situ fluorescense microscopy. A new approach to CDH1 missense variations. 2014
Raquel Seruca, MD, PHD, Group Leader of Cancer Genetics Group, Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of Porto University (IPATIMUP) and Affiliated Professor, Medical Faculty of Porto University, Portugal
The Psychosocial Implications of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) June 2014 Online
The Psychosocial Implications of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC) June 2014 PDF
Marcina Beaston-Casey, Genetics Counseling Student, Brandeis University, Waltham MA
Prophylactic total gastrectomy for hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: surgical and pathological results May 2009
S.S. Yoon, D. Patel, D.C. Chung, G.Y. Lauwers, Department of Surgery, Center for Cancer Risk Analysis, Department of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA 02115 USA
Endoscopic Surveillance of Patients With Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer November 2012
Hiroshi Fujita MD PhD, Jochen K.M. Lennerz MD PhD, Daniel C. Chung MD, Devanshi Patel MS CGC, Vikram Deshpande MD, Sam S. Yoon MD, and Gregory Y. Lauwers MD.
Pregnancy after prophylactic total gastrectomy January 2010
Pardeep Kaurah, Rebecca Fitzgerald, Sarah Dwerryhouse, David Huntsman.

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