GIST Awareness Day 2020 – UK

GIST Cancer UK celebrated GIST Awareness Day by sharing stories of patient and clinicians. GIST Awareness Day was created by the Life Raft Group in 2014 to bring awareness and public attention to gastrointestinal stromal tumors and raise funds for #GISTresearch.

By |2020-07-21T14:07:45-04:00July 20th, 2020|Advocacy, Global, News|

GIST Awareness Day 2020 – Chile

GIST Chile celebrated GIST Awareness Day 2020 with the themes #GISTHope and #GISTJuntos (GIST Together). You can find GIST Chile on Facebook -, Twitter - @GistChile, Insta - gist_chile. GIST Awareness Day was [...]

By |2020-07-21T15:23:18-04:00July 20th, 2020|Advocacy, Global, News|

RARE Partnership in Advocacy, Funding, and Research for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

Partnerships and collaborations are critical to the progress of research in rare diseases. GIST specialist & Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium member, Dr. Jason Sicklick, and LRG member, Debra Melikian, are working together find a cure for succinate dehydrogenase-deficient gastrointestinal stromal tumors (SDH-deficient GIST), a hereditary rare cancer syndrome which claimed the lives of Debra’s husband and her son Merak.

By |2020-07-15T14:11:15-04:00July 14th, 2020|Advocacy, News, Research, SDH-Deficient GIST|
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