The link between CDH1 mutations, diffuse gastric cancer and lobular breast cancer

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The link between CDH1 mutations, diffuse gastric cancer and lobular breast cancer

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Kimberley Gamet, Karyn Paringatai and Alex Henderson
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GENETIC MEDICINE

This article provides information about hereditary diffuse gastric cancer, so GPs know when to consider this important diagnosis and who to refer for gastric cancer risk assessment and genetic testing

Awareness of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer and the CDH1 gene is important for all healthcare professionals in New Zealand, as Māori are dispropor