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Best hospitals/doctors

Alexisbawlmer
  • By Alexisbawlmer · New reply yesterday at 8:36 pm
  • Discussion in Newly Diagnosed · 1 reply
  • Where can I find information on the best hospitals and doctors for treating stomach cancer? My father has been diagnosed with stage III stomach cancer and I want to get him the best treatment possible ...

I’m new s eatonhas come now

asirzam
  • By asirzam · Posted yesterday at 1:33 am
  • Discussion in Advocacy · 0 replies
  • I’m new s eatonhas come now openly in the fall I bowl that then there are some one mayhem went up Tuesday yeah so cab to do that who’s I don't know I mean to seem to allow cool stuff out there fire was ...

The hoops do you want

asirzam
  • By asirzam · Posted yesterday at 1:33 am
  • Discussion in Awareness and Fundraising Events · 0 replies
  • The hoops do you want to build a snowman you is based in New they’re more Hermosa pick up no do most simply Cup logo with you ever have a nosey unlike soon YouTube home for the night to blog well I'm ...

Compassionate Use Matching Service/Social Network

MNMKONA
  • By MNMKONA · New reply October 21, 2014
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • "Why Innovative Drug Access Can't Wait" I have been moved lately (more so than usual) in reading many threads & posts from people expressing frustrations related to the long process of drug development ...

Radiation for lymph nodes

Sdalzell
  • By Sdalzell · Posted October 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies
  • I am 36 years old and was diagnosed with stage IV Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer in August 2013. I have been undergoing chemotherapy since then. Last month additional lymphnodes near my clavicles became ...

DDF Survivor Story - Eric Swanson

DDFResourceGina
  • By DDFResourceGina · New reply October 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Survivor Stories · 9 replies · Photos
  • My name is Eric Swanson. I am a 44 year-old resident of northeast Ohio and I was diagnosed with Stage IV stomach cancer in November, 2013. I am married to an amazing woman, Carrie, and we are proud parents ...

Scared for surgery

Cancerfreemom
  • By Cancerfreemom · New reply October 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 6 replies
  • Hi there... I am 40yrs old... Mom of 4 and just finishing 9 weeks of chemo for stomach cancer... It was caught early and has not invaded the mucosal lining however I still need a total gastrectomy next ...

Stage IV stomach cancer. What should I be asking?

Reflective
  • By Reflective · New reply October 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly Diagnosed · 7 replies
  • Hi. My name is Rick. I am 48 yrs old. I am married and have 3 kids. 23, 20, and 12. I found Team Inspire researching lung cancer for my mom. Great advice from very knowledgeable people. My mom lost her ...

Stage IV stomach cancer. Diagnosed 9/5/14

Reflective
  • By Reflective · New reply October 4, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • Hi. My name is Rick. I am 48 yrs old. I am married and have 3 kids. 23, 20, and 12. I found Team Inspire researching lung cancer for my mom. Great advice from very knowledgeable people. My mom lost her ...

Prediabetic Patients May Face Higher Risk for Stomach Cancer

DDFResourceGina
  • By DDFResourceGina · Posted September 29, 2014
  • Discussion in Research · 0 replies · Photos
  • September 8, 2014 - Prediabetic Patients May Face Higher Risk for Stomach Cancer Having too much sugar in your blood, even if you are not diabetic, is considered unhealthy and there may be an association ...

Gastroenterologists/gastric surgeons at Johns Hopkins

lrsva
  • By lrsva · Posted September 28, 2014
  • Discussion in Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer · 0 replies
  • Hello, I have lost several relatives to hereditary diffuse gastric cancer and have learned that I have the e-cadherin/CDH1 gene mutation. I'm writing to inquire whether anyone knows of a gastroenterologist ...

Cyramza

Slf12
  • By Slf12 · New reply September 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 4 replies
  • Has anyone had any positive reactions to this new medication. We will find out on Monday if it has had any affect on my husband's stomach cancer ...

Feeling scared

Madera2014
  • By Madera2014 · New reply September 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Late Stage · 15 replies
  • My husband who is 56 years old was diagnosed with Stage IV stomach cancer in March 2014 with mets to the liver. He has been on chemo since March and has been on two different chemo cocktails. He first ...

New column: "So my life will be shorter than I’d hoped"

John2
  • By John2 · Posted September 16, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 9/16/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new column, "So my life will be shorter than I’d hoped – what should I do differently?" in "Scope ...

“C” is for Controversy

DDFResourceGina
  • By DDFResourceGina · New reply September 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Research · 1 reply · Photos
  • “C” is for Controversy - Jury is Still Out on Whether Vitamin C Can Prevent Cancer Vitamin C and its effects on cancer has been a controversy for decades. In the 1970s two-time Nobel Prize winner Linus ...

DNA Work Offers Stomach Cancer Hope

DDFResourceGina
  • By DDFResourceGina · Posted September 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Research · 0 replies · Photos
  • Doctors from the University of Hong Kong have mapped the world's most comprehensive DNA database showing hundreds of genetic mutations in stomach cancer. The DNA mapping could help develop "targeted ...

Drug of Choice

DDFResourceGina
  • By DDFResourceGina · Posted September 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies · Photos
  • August 24, 2014 One of the cheapest drugs in the world is perhaps the most single effective agent in helping populations stay alive. The drug is aspirin. Aspirin can help with cardiovascular risk, stopping ...

Botox 'Highly Effective' Treatment of Gastric Cancer

DDFResourceGina
  • By DDFResourceGina · Posted September 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Research · 0 replies · Photos
  • In laboratory tests, Botox - made from the toxin of botulism bacteria - proved "highly effective" at suppressing gastric cancer in mice. The promising results have led to the launch of an early clinical ...

They say I'm young and strong....

aha263
  • By aha263 · New reply September 2, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • My stomach cancer was found by accident at a very early stage. I've been called lucky by so many people including my amazing team of doctors. I've also been told I'm very young to have stomach cancer ...

How long will the diarrhea persist after TG??

sisterinlawtryingtoh
  • By sisterinlawtryingtoh · New reply August 30, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I am caring for my brother in law who had a TG along with the removal of a few cm of his esophagus two weeks ago. Like many of you, he had stage IV cancer and surgery was not originally an option. He ...

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