Health Canada has expanded approval for the use of Stivarga to fight Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST), according to an article from CNW. Bayer announced that Stivarga will now be available for treatment of adult patients with [...]
The AACR has released it's 2013 Cancer Progress report. The report is a comprehensive educational tool that illustrates the return on investments in cancer research and biomedical science. It discusses the various ways medical teams continue [...]
What is your name? Marc Wasserman How long have you been living with GIST? It will be 7 years in October What was your first thought when you were diagnosed with GIST? I am [...]
With the advent of Imatinib, tremendous progress has been made in the treatment of patients with GIST.
We had some big shoes to fill this year when we started planning our 10th Annual Night to Fight Cancer.
What is your name? Bella Rocco How long have you been living with GIST? Since I was seven years old. I am twelve now.
Telling your children you have GIST can be a stressful time. Here are 5 tips to help you tell your kids you have GIST. Unfortunately there is not a perfect way to tell your kids [...]
ARIAD has announced that their ponatinib (Iclusig) trial, which some GIST patients are participating in, has paused new enrollment based on consultations with the FDA regarding patients who experienced particular vascular events. Subject to agreement with [...]
If you haven't seen our most recent Annual Report now is the time! Read all about the exciting things we've been doing here at the LRG. The report kicks off with a message from Norman Scherzer [...]