In a recent study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine identified new therapeutic targets that could lead to new treatment options for patients. The study, published in the February 18, 2021 online edition of Oncogene, found that specific cell-to-cell communication influences GIST biology and is strongly associated with cancer progression and metastasis.
The Phase One Foundation has awarded GIST Specialist Jason Sicklick a $500,000 grant to study GIST in a Temozolomide Phase II clinical trial.
Dr. Jason Sicklick of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego dedicated his new research lab to the memory of GISTer Merak Melikian Hatounian.
Em um artigo publicado em 29 de setembro de 2020, na revista "JAMA Network Open", o Dr. Jason Sicklick, Moores Cancer Center, UCSD, e colegas relataram que o teste genético é custo-efetivo e benéfico para pacientes com GIST metastático recém-diagnosticados. .
En un artículo publicado el 29 de septiembre de 2020 en la revista “JAMA Network Open”, Dr. Jason Sicklick, Moores Cancer Center, UCSD y sus colegas informaron que las pruebas genéticas son costo efectivas y beneficiosas para los pacientes recién diagnosticados con GIST metastásico.
UC San Diego Health released a post today titled, "Genetic Testing Cost Effective for Newly Diagnosed GIST" discussing a new paper published in JAMA Network Open by Moores Cancer Center's Dr. Jason Sicklick and colleagues which covered genetic testing for GIST patients.
Partnerships and collaborations are critical to the progress of research in rare diseases. GIST specialist & Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium member, Dr. Jason Sicklick, and LRG member, Debra Melikian, are working together find a cure for succinate dehydrogenase-deficient gastrointestinal stromal tumors (SDH-deficient GIST), a hereditary rare cancer syndrome which claimed the lives of Debra’s husband and her son Merak.
Deb Melikian, patient advocate, and Dr. Jason Sicklick, GIST expert & researcher, share the story of their unique partnership which began at an LRG GIST Day of Learning in the rare partners issue of RARE Revolution Magazine.
Dr. Jason Sicklick of Moores Cancer Center at the University of California San Diego talks about the Phase II study of Temozolomide (TMZ) in advanced SDH-mutant/deficient GIST, a new study available to patients with SDH-deficient GIST.
A Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium Update: A Review with Experts & Advocates presented by Jayne Bressington, Becky Owens, and Dr. Jason Sicklick at New Horizons 2019 in Wayne, NJ.