LRG members Jennifer & Owen Moore give their perspective on participating in the Phase I BLU-285 trial at OSHU with Dr. Michael Heinrich. After three other drug treatment lines and faced with several growing tumors, the BLU-285 (avapritinib) trial was Owen’s best option.
The mission of the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) is to develop and drive the adoption of practices that will increase the quality and efficiency of clinical trials.
Dr. Jason Sicklick of Moores Cancer Center at the University of California San Diego talks about the Phase II study of Temozolomide (TMZ) in advanced SDH-mutant/deficient GIST, a new study available to patients with SDH-deficient GIST.
The INTRIGUE study is a Phase 3 clinical trial testing the investigational drug ripretinib (DCC-2618) for patients living with GIST that are no longer on imatinib due to progression or intolerance.
Dr. Breelyn Wilky answering questions on a panel of GIST experts at Life Fest Miami, 2018. Colorado, Clinical Trials & Immunotherapy Dr. Wilky, Director of Sarcoma Translational Research at the University of [...]
How to Make 2/3 = 1 (100%) In a recent discussion about the frequency of mutations in GIST, we noted that the most common mutation is KIT exon 11, which makes up about 2/3 [...]
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At the most basic level, cancer patients join clinical trials because of perceived value and perceived cost. In this context, perceived cost refers to more than just financial cost, although that is important. Perceived [...]
The Life Raft Group Clinic Trials Database currently lists 31 trials that are open that are or could be of interest to GIST patients. Many of the most interesting of these new drugs are [...]
Patient-reported outcomes is a buzz-phase that we hear a lot these days. At the Life Raft Group, I was recently in a meeting where we were discussing patient-reported outcomes, the LRG registry and patient-powered [...]