In December 2012, Marne learned she had the CDH1 gene mutation. After losing her father, aunt, grandmother and others in her family throughout her life, she knew she was not going to let stomach cancer beat her. On June 7, 2013 she had a total gastrectomy. Marne shares her story, Life Without A Stomach, in […]
The Faces of Stomach Cancer honors those battling stomach cancer, celebrates survivors, and remembers those we have lost.
Rick Sabbides was diagnosed with Stage IV inoperable stomach and colon cancer on June 25, 2013. His CaringBridge journal was created to keep Rick’s friends and family posted on his journey. Follow along at Rick Sabbides FAITH, a place where anyone can offer support and words of hope and encouragement to Rick and his family.November […]
We’re sisters/best friends writing about our lives and how it’s changed since we found out our mother at 56, was diagnosed with Stage 4 stomach cancer in December of 2012. Journaling and writing notes to each other is sometimes the easiest way to communicate in those moments we can’t pick up the phone and talk. […]
Steve Dang is a husband, father, pastor, wannabe triathlete, motorcycle enthusiast, a fan of good stories and the Oakland A’s. Cancer is part of his story, but it’s not the story. In October of 2013 their lives took a detour when Steve was diagnosed with CDH1, which led to a total gastrectomy on March 6, […]
“Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us” December 5, 2013 – My husband, my mom, my dad, and I sit around a round table at the hospital waiting for the genetic counsellor to join us. My husband […]
In 2006, Adriana Walsh lost her father Steve to stomach cancer when she was just 13 years old. In 2009, she learned that she tested positive for the cdh1 mutation that took her father’s life. Her most recent endoscopy in August showed evidence of stomach cancer, so she took immediate action and had her entire […]
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