Fatigue is a common symptom experienced by GIST patients. Many factors may cause or contribute to lethargy, such as insomnia, malnutrition, iron deficiency to name a few, but a vitamin B12 deficiency in particular could be the root of the issue for some GIST sufferers.
Professor Amy Kenworthy's GIST journey includes inspiring her son Bryce to help children in treatment for cancer. Bryce, at nine years old, decided to take action and created a project in 2016 called Super Max & Bryce.
Amelia Yeo, LRG Country Liaison for Singapore and GIST caregiver, describes how she and her husband are doing during this global health pandemic.
I was a piano teacher and performing pianist for the past 13 years but stopped work completely this year so I could spend more time with Andrew and see to his needs. We were so lost in the beginning because we did not know what to expect, due to the relative rarity of GISTs.