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Sharing Health Conditions with Your Employer

Sharing health conditions with your employer can be a difficult yet important decision you may have to make. Maybe you’ve been diagnosed with a serious health condition recently or you may always have had [...]

By |2018-11-08T11:37:10+00:00October 11th, 2018|Coping with GIST, Newly Diagnosed, News, Patient Support|

SoCal Support Group Meeting for GISTers

Dina Wiley, SoCal Group Leader On August 11, 2018, a group of GISTers in Southern California gathered informally to share knowledge, resources, and personal stories about their journeys with this rare disease. [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:38:03+00:00August 28th, 2018|Caregiver Support, Coping with GIST, GDOL, Patient Support|

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 [...]

By |2018-10-30T09:55:17+00:00April 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 |2018-10-30T11:13:01+00:00February 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 Annals [...]

By |2018-11-06T12:42:49+00:00June 26th, 2015|Coping with GIST, News, Side Effects|

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