A beautiful spirit & consummate caregiver, Rita Catherine Joyce Patient touched the lives of all she knew. Proud wife, mother & grandmother, she passionately supported her family in all of their endeavors. She enjoyed & treasured the blessings of many lifelong friends in Minnesota & Texas & her travels to points beyond.
Matthew Allen Arluck, of Chicago, passed away at his parents’ home surrounded by his immediate family on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009. He was 39 years old.
Unfortunately, there are no statistics about the incidence of GIST in Latin America; however, research is underway to investigate the rates of this disease in the region. The LRG has identified a need to close the information gap in Latin America among GIST patients, caregivers, and their healthcare professionals. The Latin American GIST Initiative aims to improve the survival rate of GIST patients with current treatment options, close the gap between scientific knowledge and clinical treatment of GIST, identify and reach more patients and key medical professionals, and empower patients to take charge of their own care.
GIST Patient Alice Sulkowski talks about nutrition and healthy living in this informative webcast titled "You are What You Eat: Healthy Living with GIST".