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Ponatinib Found to Have Therapeutic Potential for Drug-Resistant KIT mutations in GIST

A recent article in the Clinical Cancer Research Journal discussed a new drug, Ponatinib, that shows therapeutic potential for drug-resistant KIT mutations in GIST.

By |2019-09-20T13:34:35-04:00October 3rd, 2014|News, Patient Support, Research|

Yoga May Help in Relieving Fatigue for Cancer Patients

A recent study funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that yoga may help breast cancer survivors to cope with fatigue. Cancer patients experience fatigue as a side effect of [...]

By |2020-03-10T10:54:16-04:00September 29th, 2014|GIST Education, News, Patient Support|

Meditation Can Be a Powerful Tool for Relieving Anxiety for Cancer Patients

Meditation has been used for centuries to relax the body and calm the mind. For cancer patients, it can be a powerful tool to help alleviate the fears and anxieties that accompany a cancer diagnosis.

By |2020-04-14T15:05:08-04:00September 12th, 2014|Coping with GIST, News, Patient Support|

Depression and Cancer : Shining a Light on an Under Recognized Problem

Although it may seem obvious to patients and caregivers in the cancer community, depression is often a problem that is left untreated, put on the  “back burner” to concentrate on the physical aspects of [...]

By |2020-01-28T13:31:29-05:00September 9th, 2014|News, Patient Support|
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