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New Study Reviews Follow-Up Treatment Strategies for GIST

In a recent article in the May 2015 edition of the European Journal of Cancer, Heikki Joensuu, one of the foremost authorities on adjuvant treatment for GIST, discussed how follow-up treatment is currently performed for [...]

By |2018-11-05T15:34:20-05:00June 30th, 2015|News, Research, Survival Strategies|

Regorafenib-Related Hand-Foot Skin Reaction

A recent comprehensive review of the literature of the PubMed database and of the clinical experiences of oncologists and dermatologists concerning patients with regorafenib (Stivarga) related hand-foot skin reaction (HFSR) was published in the [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:40:24-04:00June 26th, 2015|Coping with GIST, News, Side Effects|

Being Your Own Warrior: Karen Darnell’s Personal Battle

Karen Darnell appreciates the value of life jackets. In her GIST journey, she recognizes the importance of having one constructed from the fabric of family support, GIST experts, email communities and the Life Raft [...]

By |2018-11-06T12:58:26-05:00June 16th, 2015|Member Stories, News|

Potential Treatment for Imatinib-Resistant GIST Explored

Dr. Ron DeMatteo GIST specialist surgeon Dr. Ron DeMatteo, along with colleagues at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), has published a new paper in the April issue of Cancer Research with potentially [...]

By |2019-10-31T12:01:35-04:00June 16th, 2015|Drug Treatment, News, Research|

Sixth Annual Meeting of Alianza GIST in Miami

Representatives from ten Latin American countries gathered on May 17 in Miami, Florida,  for the sixth annual meeting of Alianza GIST to discuss issues related to advocacy work in their region, last year’s accomplishments [...]

By |2019-09-20T15:40:34-04:00June 16th, 2015|Advocacy, Events, Global, News|
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