Mark R. Becker, July 6, 2009, of Deptford, NJ. Husband of Janet (nee Levine) Becker. Father of Stephanie Levitt and Julie Cramer. Father- in-law of Brian Levitt and Michael Cramer. Son of Jacqueline and the late Arnold Becker. Brother of Susan Evans and Ronald (Lisa Anderson) Becker. Grandfather of Cole and Elle Cramer.
This poster reported the latest data from the GIST ReGISTry, an online database of GIST patient statistics maintained by a group of American and Canadian GIST specialists and supported by Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
Four GIST patients have entered this Phase 1 trial of PI3K inhibitor SF1126.
Jonathan Fletcher presented results showing that sorafenib has superior in vitro potency.
Dr. Peter Reichardt presented a retrospective study wherein sorafenib showed significant clinical activity in resistant metastatic GIST patients.