Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) in young people is known as pediatric GIST. It is thought to be very rare. But is it as rare as we think? Are the 27 young members of The Life Raft Group a significant portion of the pediatric GIST patients in the world? As we try to answer that question, let’s also take a closer look at some of the different types of pediatric GIST.