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Finding a Ride to Your Doctor’s Appointments

Over 3.6 million people miss their medical appointments each year, preventing them from getting the care that they need or getting access to the medicine that could help them. People report that distance to the doctor’s office, cost of the transportation, and access to a driver or public transportation as the main reasons that they are having a challenge with transport.

By |2019-10-30T09:40:26-04:00October 29th, 2019|News, Newsletter, Patient Support|

Sharing Health Conditions with Your Employer

Sharing health conditions with your employer can be a difficult yet important decision you may have to make. Maybe you’ve been diagnosed with a serious health condition recently or you may always have had [...]

By |2019-07-03T11:18:46-04:00October 11th, 2018|Coping with GIST, Newly Diagnosed, News, Patient Support|

10 Things That Happen When You’re Diagnosed With Cancer

Cancer. We all know someone who has it or we know someone who knows someone who has it. Either way, it’s a subject that is kind of taboo. Firstly, the majority of the population think when they first hear the big C-word is that you’re going to be bald, you only get cancer when you’re old and you probably (hopefully not) will die.

By |2019-11-08T10:09:10-05:00June 10th, 2016|Member Stories, Newsletter|

Resources For Cancer Patients And Caregivers

Comprehensive resources for cancer patients and caregivers can be found on Patient Resource’s website. This is valuable information, not only for GIST patients, but also for those who may have friends and loved ones with other diagnoses.

By |2018-09-12T16:11:54-04:00August 29th, 2014|Coping with GIST, GIST Education, News, Patient Support|
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