GIST Awareness Day was marked globally July 13, 2021 by GISTers, family & caregivers, pharma, clinicians & physicians, and patient advocacy organization around the world.
GIST Do It Walk NJ is October 2 and you can be a sponsor for this event to further #GISTresearch and for exposure for your business.
So far in 2021, our 'It's Time' campaign has emphasized twelve important points concerning biomarker testing and the important role it plays in a GIST patient's journey. We will keep the momentum going with patient stories, webinars, and resource materials.
Las organizaciones de pacientes de América Latina celebran el Día de la Concientización del GIST 2021
Las organizaciones de pacientes de América Latina celebran el Día de la Concientización del GIST 2021.
On Wednesday, July 14th, the LRG's Executive Director Norman J. Scherzer joined a renowned group of speakers for the Chronic Disease Day Advocacy Training Session which was presented live on Facebook by Good Days [...]
Biomarker testing is an opportunity to improve and optimize treatment. In this post, GISTer Bill Borwegen shares his story and we share how you can help save lives.
Identifying rare subsets of GIST and starting new clinical trials is critical. Read here about one researcher's clinical trial progress.
If you know your mutation, you have a better chance of getting the most effective treatment more quickly, and increasing your survival time. Making biomarker testing a standard of care will ensure that patients & medical professionals are fully informed so that treatment will be more effective.
Despite all the work done by our amazing members and friends to date there is still a huge lack of education and awareness that exists within the medical community and general public about GIST. [...]
It's #TimeToGetTested Understanding the role of mutations and biomarker testing is one of most important things patients must learn. Uncovering the driving force behind each individual’s tumors is not just important, it is critical. [...]