What are hereditary syndromes with a predisposition for gastric cancer?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Elwyn C Cabebe, MD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Hereditary syndromes with a predisposition for stomach cancer include the following:

  • Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC)

  • Lynch syndrome (hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer)

  • Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)

  • Juvenile polyposis syndrome

  • Peutz-Jeghers syndrome


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