News in Gastric Cancer

News from around the world, curated by the Gastric Cancer Foundation.

Tiny Gastric Cancer Foundation scores big wins to accelerate research

Wayne Feinstein and the Gastric Cancer Foundation have an uphill battle: The disease is dwarfed in terms of patient numbers as well as research funding by breast cancer, lung cancer and others — and in the world of fundraising, size is everything.

The San Francisco organization, incubated at the V Foundation for Cancer Research, has no full-time staff, an army of “very part-time” consultants and a virtual executive director, according to Feinstein, the foundation’s chairman.

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