Friday, November 19, 2010

Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer

The Chelcun Family has created this incredible resource to help spread awareness about hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC). Based on their risks to develop stomach cancer, several family members pursued prophylactic total gastrectomies (removal of their stomachs) – and in each case, pathology revealed the presence of undetected cancer. Learn more about their story and HDGC at their website by clicking on the above light blue link.