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Daniel Scherban – In Memoriam

Mr. Daniel John Scherban, age 55 years, passed away on Sunday December 23, 2007 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Daniel was born in Port Arthur, Ontario on July 4, 1952 to Dorothy and Victor Scherban. He married Kathleen Hill on September 4, 1976. Dan attended Queen Elizabeth School, PACI and was a graduate of Lakehead University with degrees in economics and education.

By |2014-09-03T13:23:03-04:00December 23rd, 2007|In Memoriam|

References – PDGFRA and D842V

1. Agaram NP, Besmer P, Wong GC, Guo T, Socci ND, Maki RG, DeSantis D, Brennan MF, Singer S, DeMatteo RP, Antonescu CR: Pathologic and Molecular Heterogeneity in Imatinib-Stable or Imatinib-Responsive Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. [...]

By |2019-08-26T14:48:37-04:00December 20th, 2007|D842V, Mutations, Research|

Molecular therapy and surgery combined in GIST

For most cancers, the combined use of multiple different types of therapy is the most effective approach. Over the last several years, we have applied this philosophy to GIST. In this article, I will review our current understanding of multimodality therapy for both primary GIST and metastatic GIST. The gold standard of therapy for primary GIST is surgery.

By |2019-12-30T11:38:04-05:00November 29th, 2007|News, Research|

Gerald Snodgrass – In Memoriam

Gerald Eugene Snodgrass passed away peacefully at his Renton, WA home on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007 at the age of 70. For over seven years he courageously battled GIST. Born Oct. 5, 1937 to loving and goodly parents, Glenn and Dorothy Snodgrass, he grew up in Yakima, WA.

By |2019-12-30T11:33:40-05:00November 16th, 2007|In Memoriam|
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