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What to Expect When You’re Trying to Expect

The Life Raft Group presented an informative webcast on Fertility, Pregnancy and GIST. Presented on March 30, 2017 Learn about: Impact of cancer treatment on fertility Options to preserve eggs and sperm [...]

By |2020-07-09T16:12:26-04:00April 19th, 2017|Coping with GIST, GIST Education, Patient Support, Webcast|

Nutrition – Absorbing Nutrients After Surgery

The digestive system is a group of organs that work together to feed the entire body by converting food into energy and basic nutrients. Food is ingested through the mouth; passed through the esophagus into the stomach; and filtered through the small intestine, pancreas and liver. Based on its particular function, each organ contributes in different ways to turn the food we eat into the nutrients we need.

By |2020-04-09T10:23:16-04:00April 8th, 2016|Coping with GIST, Integrative Medicine, Newsletter, Nutrition|

How To S.T.O.P. Caregiver Burnout

According to a 2015 report by the  National Alliance of Caregivers, approximately 43.5 million adults in the United States provided unpaid care to an adult or child in 2015. Caregivers come from diverse demographic [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:38:50-04:00February 10th, 2016|Caregiver Support, Coping with GIST, News, Newsletter|

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|

Dr. Monica Anderson: Inspirational Survivor

Interviewing Dr. Monica “mOe” Anderson is like having a cup of tea with a friend with all the requisite perks: laughter, sharing of life philosophies and sound advice, and mutual respect. Dr. Anderson is [...]

By |2018-10-25T10:21:26-04:00February 4th, 2015|Coping with GIST, Member Stories, Newly Diagnosed, News|
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