Blueprint Medicines presented a poster titled “The Cost Impact of Increased Molecular Testing Rates for the Treatment of Patients with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors” at the annual meeting of the AMCP.
As research regarding GIST and other relevant topics is extensive and dynamic, consensus among the Real World Evidence Team was that it would be a good idea to convene a group tasked with monitoring and assessing this research. Recently the LRG held its inaugural virtual meeting of the newly formed LRG Science Forum.
We often hear our patients and caregivers say they are struggling with anxiety due to a GIST diagnosis. This anxiety can put a damper on everyday life. Here are ten tips to stay in the moment when your thoughts wander.
Marlene has been a member of the Life Raft Group since 2011. Marlene has a long history of volunteerism for which she credits her mother who modeled helping anyone and everyone.
Many GIST patients around the world struggle with getting the treatment they need to survive and thrive. Arun Krishnan’s story illustrates how collaboration between patient groups and doctors across the globe can affect patient survival.
Blueprint Medicines Announces Top-line Results from Phase 3 VOYAGER Trial of Avapritinib versus Regorafenib in Patients with Advanced Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST).
The LRG is offering virtual opportunities for you to connect with others and have fun while supporting our goal of raising funds for our GIST Community!
Each member has a unique story, but all reflect the intrinsic courage of one facing the challenge of GIST. Linda McFarland shares her story.
During this health epidemic, wondering about being immunocompromised is a valid concern for GIST patients whether NED or on treatment and best practices are outlined in this post as quoted by experts in cancer patient treatment.
You probably are very aware of the anxiety you are feeling since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. What you may not be aware of is the other emotion that has been weighing heavily on most of us these days: grief.