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Daily Mental Energy Checklist

Dealing daily with a pandemic along with GIST can be a daunting task and it may feel difficult sometimes to even face a new day. Paying attention to your mental health is an important part of everyday self-care. We have composed a Daily Checklist to help you consciously acknowledge where you are at the beginning of your day, work with those feelings, and reflect on your successes.

By |2020-07-30T09:29:07-04:00July 30th, 2020|Coping with GIST, News, Patient Support|

Fighting Anxiety & Depression on Your GIST Journey

A cancer diagnosis has a significant impact on patients, caregivers and their families. It is normal for someone diagnosed with GIST to feel a whole host of emotions ranging from anger to fear, sadness and anxiety about the future.

By |2020-03-09T11:40:51-04:00February 28th, 2020|Coping with GIST, Newsletter, Survival Strategies|

First LRG GIST Mentor Training Takes Place in Wayne, NJ

An LRG GIST Mentor helps patients and their caregivers through their GIST journey – from receiving a diagnosis to navigating different resources of information, support, treatment options, side effects, etc.

By |2019-12-18T11:41:28-05:00December 18th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Newsletter|

The Werners – Finding the New Normal Living with Wildtype GIST

Bryce Werner was a regular middle-schooler living an average 12-year-old life in Pennsylvania when suddenly everything was thrown wildly left of normal by a GIST diagnosis.

By |2019-11-08T11:05:18-05:00June 29th, 2018|Member Stories, News, Newsletter|
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