Case Presentation: Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer

Case Presentation: Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer

Surgical oncologist, Fabian Johnston details the case of a patient with a CDH1 mutation - a rare genetic defect that often requires advanced screening methods to detect and greatly increases a patient’s chances of developing gastric cancer.

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Fabian Johnston
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Fabian Johnston, MD

Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology

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