Dean Francis Wilhelm, 62, of Alexandria, Va., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, from complications of GIST. Mr. Wilhelm served for nearly 25 years as General Manager of Holiday Inn Capitol in Washington, D.C., the seventh largest Holiday Inn in the United States.
Linda Regar Martinez, 54, passed away peacefully with her family at her side after a long, courageous battle with cancer on Aug. 4, 2008. She was born on Oct. 31, 1953, in Phoenix, Arizona.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted bevacizumab (Avastin) accelerated approval for use in combination with paclitaxel (Taxol) to treat some patients with metastatic breast cancer. The decision cast a spotlight on a [...]
The heat shock chaperone protein (HSP-90) has emerged as a promising target for cancer therapy. Infinity Pharmaceuticals’ IPI-504 is one of many experimental heat shock protein inhibitors vying for a spot in the cancer market. [...]
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) was proud to host the inaugural Pediatric GIST Clinic. The objective of this clinic was to bring together young patients with national experts in the medical and research [...]