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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|

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|

SoCal Support Group Meeting for GISTers

Dina Wiley, SoCal Group Leader On August 11, 2018, a group of GISTers in Southern California gathered informally to share knowledge, resources, and personal stories about their journeys with this rare disease. [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:38:03-04:00August 28th, 2018|Caregiver Support, Coping with GIST, GDOL, Patient Support|

Generic Imatinib Approved in the US for CML: What does it mean for GIST patients?

On February 1, 2016, the commercial launch of the generic version of imatinib mesylate (Gleevec), for CML (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia) was approved by the FDA after the Novartis patent expiration and will become available for the first time in the United States through Sun Pharmaceuticals.

By |2019-09-23T11:28:24-04:00February 10th, 2016|Drug Treatment, Generics, Gleevec, News, Newsletter|

Society for Integrative Oncology Holds 12th Annual Conference in Boston

The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) was developed to advance evidence based, comprehensive, integrative healthcare to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. The 12th Annual SIO Conference was held in Boston in [...]

By |2020-03-20T11:55:56-04:00December 16th, 2015|Advocacy, Complementary Medicine, Newsletter|

Immunotherapy: Game Changing Cancer Treatments

Two recent articles summarize the promise that immunotherapy provides for the future of cancer treatment. Immunotherapy refers to treatments that aid your own immune system in fighting cancer cells. The first, from U.S. News [...]

By |2018-11-05T14:35:28-05:00October 15th, 2015|Drug Treatment, News, Research|

Potential Treatment for Imatinib-Resistant GIST Explored

Dr. Ron DeMatteo GIST specialist surgeon Dr. Ron DeMatteo, along with colleagues at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), has published a new paper in the April issue of Cancer Research with potentially [...]

By |2019-10-31T12:01:35-04:00June 16th, 2015|Drug Treatment, News, Research|
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