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Authors

  1. Framp, Ann RGON, PG Cert

Abstract

Gastric cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths around the world. This article provides an overview of gastric cancer using a unique case study involving a New Zealand Maori family genetically predisposed to diffuse gastric cancer. The pathophysiology of diffuse gastric cancer, including prognosis, diagnosis, and treatment, along with important patient considerations is highlighted.