“Top Medical Advances of the Decade” include mapping the human genome; CDH1 gene mutation is example

Watch the video about Mapping the Human Genome and Stomach Cancer.

“Good Morning America” considers the discovery of genetic markers such as the one causing HDGC to be one of the top medical advances of the decade. Stomach cancer is mentioned specifically in this video from December 29, 2009 featuring Dr. Tim Johnson’s descriptions of medical breakthroughs. We are confident that the efforts of all of us impacted by HDGC and other diffuse gastric cancers, have already resulted in this national coverage: one small step in educating the world, on our journey to prevent gastric cancer and ultimately to find a cure!

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