Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer

Overview

What is hereditary diffuse gastric cancer?

Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer is a condition that runs in the family and causes an increased risk for certain types of cancer including: stomach cancer, breast cancer, and colon cancer.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/hereditary-diffuse-gastric-cancer-8281/overview/18995 • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-04

References

Carneiro, F. (2012). Hereditary gastric cancer. Der Pathologe, 33(2), 231-234.

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