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Friday, December 02, 2016

(interview/video/text) Molecular Testing to Determine Gastric Cancer Treatment



 Molecular Testing to Determine Gastric Cancer Treatment

Panelists: Johanna C. Bendell, MD, Sarah Cannon Research Institute; Yelena Y. Janjigian, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Manish Shah, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College; Ian Chau, MD, Royal Marsden Hospital
Published Online: Monday, Nov 28, 2016
Other hereditary syndromes, Lynch syndrome, is associated with gastric cancer. And also FAP is associated with gastric cancer, and that’s actually really quite interesting. A mutation in the APC gene, it affects beta-catenin signaling, and not only is it important in colon cancer, which we all know about, but it’s also important in gastric cancer. It gives you a 10-fold risk. There are things to be wary about, so I always ask my patients about their family history because it comes up not too infrequently.g to Determine Gastric Cancer Treatment

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