Capt. Glen P. Banks died December 15, 2010 in his Westminster, Maryland home. He was 63 years old. Raised in New York, Capt. Banks served in the U.S. Navy and sailed on merchant ships during Vietnam and the First Gulf War.
Her positive attitude didn’t change when she was diagnosed with cancer; instead it became a path to a new outlook on life. In February of 2006, doctors discovered a five pound GIST tumor after complaints of tiredness and a painful backache.
Two human cancer cells seen just before they divide into four cells, viewed at 100x magnification. From the Nikon International Small World Photomicrography Competition.
The Latin American GIST Initiative now has a name...and a logo! Alianza GIST is a partnership of patient advocates representing ten Latin American countries and aims to improve the knowledge of patients and physicians, as [...]
Ellen Rosenthal, Michigan Local Group Coordinator, had this to say about their latest local group meeting, “In attendance at the September 23 Michigan LRG meeting were Abbas and Zahrina Patni, Lynne Newman, Jim Martin, Helen [...]
According to Colorado Coordinator, Jerry Call, “The October Colorado meeting went very well. “There was some eating and drinking and lots of laughs in addition to a few sorrows. It seems that there is a [...]
EU Cancer Patients Concerns Heard: Cancer Patient Mobility Moves Closer to a Reality. The following article was taken from a European Cancer Patient Coalition press release. A “yes” vote in the European Parliament’s public health committee [on October 27, [...]
This article is excerpted from a Bloomberg News story. FDA to pharma: Review your marketing to make sure it’s not breaking the rules, or else. In the second headsup from an agency official since March, FDA [...]
Dr. Su Young Kim, who runs the NIH’s Wildtype & Pediatric GIST clinic, has been a little busy lately...welcoming a baby girl in to the world! Su & his wife, Yeanhee, greeted little Cara Kim, 8 [...]
Kim Trout, a member of the Life Raft Group and Pennsylvania Local Group Coordinator, got married on May 8, 2010 surrounded by her beloved family and friends. “Don’t let GIST stop you from doing what’s [...]