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Four Molecular Subtypes of Stomach Cancer

Stomach (gastric) cancers fall into four distinct molecular subtypes, according to new data from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Network.  Researchers should now be able to expand their ability to treat patients whose stomach tumors have specific genetic abnormalities.