Many younger patients with stomach cancer have a distinct disease

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Many people under 60 who develop stomach cancer have a ‘genetically and clinically distinct’ disease, new research has discovered. Compared to stomach cancer in older adults, this new, early onset form often grows and spreads more quickly, has a worse prognosis, and is more resistant to traditional chemotherapy treatments, the study finds.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/12/191230104803.htm">Science Daily</a>

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