Prior to 2000, surgery was the only known effective treatment for advanced GIST.
Alianza GIST had the opportunity to give two presentations at the Fifth International Cancer Control Congress (ICCC5) in Lima, Peru at the beginning of November.
Some stomach GISTs smaller than 2 cm may pose more risk than previously thought according to a new report from China.
One of the frequently asked questions from the GIST Community is “Why are there some GIST patients who do not take any medication to treat GIST?”
After her husband Bill was diagnosed with GIST in November 2010, Marlene and Bill entered the frightening and confusing world of doctors, hospitals, treatments and uncertainty.
From October 30th to November 2nd the Life Raft Group staff members attended the annual Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) Meeting in NYC.
Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) are the core of the well-established U.S. system for the protection of human research participants.
In early 2012, I was having gastric discomfort, so I took over-the-counter medication and it seemed to feel better.
Over the past seven years, thanks to the dedication and support of the GIST community, the LRG Research Team has challenged the traditional cancer research norms and set new standards for how research can [...]
Dr. Brian Rubin of the LRG Research Clinic in Cleveland talks about the research we are able to do because of our amazing research team. He goes on to state that it is only a matter of time before we cure GIST. Our only obstacle is funding.