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Institute of Medicine Report Findings on Diagnostic Error

A recent report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare, outlines findings on the state of diagnostic error in our healthcare system. A follow-up to the 2000 landmark study, To Err [...]

By |2019-09-24T12:54:22-05:00October 7th, 2015|Diagnosis, News, Research|

Epidemiology of GIST: Interview with Dr. Jason Sicklick

Dr. Jason Sicklick In a recently published study, Jason Sicklick, MD, surgical oncologist at University of California, San Diego Health System, and his team of researchers published their findings on the epidemiology of GIST.His [...]

By |2019-09-20T15:45:24-05:00December 8th, 2014|Diagnosis, GIST Education, News, Tissue Bank|

Understanding How GISTs Develop Enables Discovery of New Therapies

By Drs. Sebastian Bauer, West German Cancer Center, University of Essen, Germany and Jonathan Fletcher, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, LRG Research Team   Researchers talk plainly about microGISTs, how this cancer develops and what all [...]

By |2019-09-20T13:22:48-05:00January 23rd, 2013|Clinical Trials, Diagnosis, GIST Education, Mutations, News, Research|

PDGFRA Mutations: It’s time to consider mutational status for resistant GIST patients

January 6th, 2011 - By Jerry Call,  LRG Science CoordinatorThe first ever clinical trial specifically for the PDGFRA D842V mutation has been announced by Arog pharmaceuticals. The phase II trial is scheduled to open in [...]

New Treatments of D842V Mutations

 UPDATE - January 6th, 2011 by Jerry Call, LRG Science Coordinator The first ever clinical trial specifically for the PDGFRA D842V mutation has been announced by Arog pharmaceuticals. The phase II trial is scheduled [...]

By |2019-04-03T12:02:19-05:00January 6th, 2011|Clinical Trials, D842V, Diagnosis, Mutational Testing, Mutations, News, Research|