Globally, 951,594 people were diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2012 and 723,027 died of this disease (Globocan, 2012).
Stomach cancer starts in the stomach, a muscular sac in the abdomen that is part of the digestive system (Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Encyclopedia).
For additional information about stomach cancer, please go to the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Encyclopedia.
The Gastric Cancer Foundation focuses on education, research, support and advocacy with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of those affected by the disease and eventually finding a cure for gastric cancer.
You may find helpful websites and chat rooms on the Internet where
you can find additional information about stomach cancer and connect with other patients and survivors.
Gastric Cancer Foundation
c/o The V Foundation for Cancer Research
Cary, NC 27513
No Stomach For Cancer is founded to support research and care about the health and well-being of those affected by stomach cancer.
The organization has faith in “All people should have an opportunity for a life free of stomach cancer”; it provides emotional support to the affected families, advances awareness and education about stomach cancer, including Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC); they also support research efforts for screening, early detection, treatment and prevention of stomach cancer.
PO Box 46070
Madison WI 53744, USA
608 692-5141 Local
855 355-0241 Toll Free
Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer, advancing funding for research, and providing education and support internationally to patients, families, and caregivers. DDF seeks as its ultimate goal to make the cure for stomach cancer a reality.
9110 West State Road 84
Davie, FL 33324
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm EST
Office: (954) 475-1200
Toll-Free: (855) 475-1200
Toll-Free Fax: (855) 475-1201
General Inquiries: Admin@DebbiesDream.org
The DeGregorio Family Foundation for Gastric and Esophageal Cancer Research & Education (DFF) seeks to fund innovative research focused on curing gastric and esophageal cancer.
PO Box 236
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Hope for Stomach Cancer provides resources to patients, caregivers, and loved ones while promoting early detection and prevention to the general and medical communities. ‘Hope’ creates and facilitates programs that enable those affected by stomach cancer to take actionable steps and overcome each phase of the disease.