Faces of Stomach Cancer

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Mr. Knight

Mr. Knight

I’d like to introduce to you my dad, he’s 62 years old, the photo attached is my dad on Sunday (12th October 2014) in North Yorkshire in England, the first day out since his operation to remove his stomach on May 28th 2014 after he got diagnosed with stomach cancer May 21st 2014… He started […]

patricia-etienne

Patricia Etienne

I was diagnosed with stage 4 gastric cancer in June 2020 after a series of testings, biopsy, etc. I was shocked when I heard the phrase, “you have cancer” because I considered myself pretty healthy (for a 59 year-old) up to that point. I did not have any underlying conditions and I worked out regularly […]

Dan Kane

Dan Kane

My Story…Total Gastrectomy My wife encouraged me to write and share my story… When I found out that I was at risk for stomach cancer I spent a lot of time looking through posts and stories online. About one and a half years ago, I had a genetic test that confirmed I was predisposed to […]

Donny

Donny

This is my son Donny. Passed at age 47 of undiagnosed stomach cancer. He was in the the hospital only four days.  He had many symptoms since 2004 but every test (endoscopy, colonoscopy, ultra-sound, x-rays) did not show anything.  He went home from work on a Friday afternoon very sick with what he thought was […]

Jeanne Guercia

Jeanne Guercia

I am sending you a photo of my mother Jeanne. She just turned 70 but has always looked a lot younger than her age. In the photo she is wearing a Chalmette High School sweatshirt where she taught English for many years. Stomach cancer forced my mother to retire — I don’t think she was […]

Chad White

Chad White

My name is Chad White, I have an amazing family, my wife Jocelyn, our children Chad (16), Gary(12), Ella(12) , Joseph(12). Jan 25th, 2010 was the day my world changed. The day of my full gastrectomy! Finding out I had genetic stomach cancer was very tough. The doctor strongly advised me to have the surgery […]

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