NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new study in Science Translational Medicine is highlighting the epigenetic subtypes that exist within stomach cancer.

"Our results strongly demonstrate that gastric cancer is not one disease but a conglomerate of multiple diseases, each with a different underlying biology and hallmark features," senior author Patrick Tan, a cancer researcher with the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, said in a statement.

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