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DGC = Diffuse Gastric Cancer, GC = Gastric Cancer

Testing is indicated in the following situations:

  • person with DGC before the age of 40 years 
  • person with both DGC and lobular breast cancer, with one cancer diagnosed before the age of 50 years 
  • person with GC at any age, who has one or more first/second degree relative/s with gastric cancer at any age, where there is at least one confirmed DGC
  • person with DGC who has one or more first/second degree relative/s with lobular breast cancer, with one case diagnosed before the age of 50 years 
  • person with lobular breast cancer who has one or more first/second degree relative/s with DGC, one case diagnosed before the age of 50 years. 

Testing could be considered in the following situations:

  • personal history of bilateral lobular breast cancer, with both cancers diagnosed before the age of 50 years
  • person with lobular breast cancer and a family history of lobular breast cancer, with two cases diagnosed before the age of 50 years 
  • person with DGC and cleft lip/palate
  • person with precursor lesions for gastric signet ring cell carcinoma.

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22 Nov 2019