Dr. Ronald P. DeMatteo discusses surgery and molecular therapy for GIST in this webcast.
My first reaction was, well, now I know why I’ve been out of breath. The largest tumor was pressing into my right lung, which was partially collapsed. But now the tumors were in full revolt. My entire abdomen swelled up. I had quarts of liquid removed from my abdomen and chest cavity, but the extreme swelling remained.
There has been some cross-continental fun as of late at the LRG Office. Estelle Lecointe, French cancer advocacy poster girl, founder of Ensemble Contre le GIST, and all-around pretty groovy person stopped by LRG headquarters in [...]
The LRG keeps popping up in the science community. Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of the Consortium for Pediatric & GIST Research (of which, LRG is a part) submitted a poster [...]
GIST supporters showed their love for Texas marathoner Kate Poss. Keep reading for more on this inspirational story.
In memory of her friend Bill Roth, Wendy Hague completed a half-marathon – 13.1 miles – October 4 in Portland, Maine and raised $1,800.
Written by Kim Trout Pennsylvania GISTers gathered for lunch on November 14, at The Cheesecake Factory in King of Prussia. One new person joined the group, Linda Volkening, who was able to meet others, for the [...]
The Rhode Island GIST Community met on Saturday, October 17th, the New England. Read on for more information on GIST groups in your area.
What does a cure mean for you? It is something different for everyone, but most importantly a cure for cancer is in our reach! As most Life Rafters and our friends know, we do a [...]
Here is a clinical trials update from December 2009 written by Jim Hughes United States RAD001 in combination with CP- 751,871 in patients with advanced sarcomas and other malignant neoplasms (NCT00927966) An mTOR inhibitor (RAD001) and [...]