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Study for Those with or at Risk for Hereditary Stomach Cancer

A Research Study for Hereditary Stomach Cancer

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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seek individuals with hereditary stomach (gastric) cancer or who are at risk for developing stomach cancer because of a genetic (inherited) condition. Hereditary stomach cancers run in families, meaning they are passed from one generation to the next. In this study, we want to learn more about these types of stomach cancers as well as investigate the genes involved.

Eligible participants are 2 or older and may have:

  • A family history of stomach cancer
  • Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (CDH1 mutation)
  • A stomach lesion that is suspected to be hereditary
  • A genetic mutation that is known to lead to stomach cancer
  • Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC, also known as Lynch syndrome)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)

During the study:

  • You will receive a physical exam, blood and urine tests, imaging studies (MRI and CT scans), and genetic testing
  • Your relatives may also be eligible to participate

All study-related tests and procedures are provided at no cost. Travel costs may be reimbursed.

Location: The NIH Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is conveniently located on the Metro Red Line (Medical Center stop) in Bethesda, Maryland. There is no charge for study-related tests or procedures. Compensation and travel assistance may be provided.

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Office of Patient Recruitment
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Or go online:
clinicaltrials.gov
Refer to study #17-C-0043

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

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