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New Horizons – Interventional Radiology Approaches to Treat Recurrent GIST

The presentation "Interventional Radiology Approaches to Treat Recurrent GIST" was given at New Horizons 2019 in Wayne, NJ by Dr. Joseph Erinjeri of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

By |2019-08-30T09:43:23-04:00August 30th, 2019|Events, Global, Video|

LRG Assisted in CAP Guidelines Modifications with a Diagnostic Algorithm

The LRG, in collaboration with the Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium and key opinion leaders among the GIST pathology community (with Dr. Brian Rubin taking the lead), played a significant role in changing CAP Guidelines. CAP Guidelines are protocols for pathologists to instruct them on the process of diagnosing a disease based on tumor tissue samples.

By |2019-08-29T10:18:35-04:00August 29th, 2019|Advocacy, Mutational Testing, News|

LRG Webcast Series: When to Consider Surgery

Most GIST patients will see a surgeon at some point during their treatment. This webcast will address the issues surrounding the decision to have an operation and considers that surgical options depend on a number of factors such as tumor location, tumor size, tumor number, response to drug therapy, and risk of recurrence.

By |2019-09-16T13:13:09-04:00August 14th, 2019|News, Surgery, Webcast|

Deciphera Releases Positive Trial Results for Ripretinib

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals has released positive results from their INVICTUS Phase 3 Clinical Study of Ripretinib in patients with GIST. They have also updated results from the Phase 1 Study. Deciphera shared that "patients treated [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:38:14-04:00August 14th, 2019|Drug Treatment, News, Research|