Most GIST patients will see a surgeon at some point during their treatment. This webcast will address the issues surrounding the decision to have an operation and considers that surgical options depend on a number of factors such as tumor location, tumor size, tumor number, response to drug therapy, and risk of recurrence.
Presentación del Dr. Chris Corless, profesor de patología en la Universidad de Oregón. Habla desde experiencia como patólogo trabajando con los tumores del estroma gastrointestinal (GIST). Nos actualiza sobre diagnóstico, mutaciones, riesgos de recurrencia, resistencia [...]
Symptom and Side Effect Management of GIST Treatment GIST and its treatment can cause a variety of symptoms. Adequate management of symptoms can improve a patient’s quality of life. Proper management can also allow [...]
Originally published in June of 2019, GIST Israel provided Hebrew subtitles for this webcast on Symptom & Side Effect Management.
Are you interested in optimizing your treatment? In 'Optimizing GIST Treatment', this world-renown GIST expert from Europe will share his wealth of experience and insight about how he has helped patients live longer, and [...]
Genetic Testing and SDHx Mutations: What do they have to do with PGL/GIST/Pheos? This webcast highlights how SDHx mutations impact risks for paraganglioma, pheochromocytomas, and GIST, why genetic testing is helpful for any diagnosis [...]
GI Stromal Tumors: A PatholoGIST's Point of View Mutational Testing in GIST Mutational Testing in GIST is a vital component for survival, especially as cancer treatment becomes more individualized. In this webcast, Dr. Chris [...]
Wondering what in the world Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) is? Longtime friend of the Life Raft Group and LRG Science Team member, Dr. David Josephy, presented the basics of cell biology in cancer, focusing [...]
SDH is a protein that is based in the mitochondria. Its loss causes a major energy and metabolic crisis. Despite this, some types of cells can 'benefit' from the loss of SDH and continue to [...]
While Dr. Guhagarkar is a GIST patient, this webcast would benefit anyone who struggles with these issues, regardless of the disease they have. We believe that patients and caregivers sharing their experiences plays an important part in helping fellow patients live better with their disease and side effects.