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GIST Expert Dr. Jason Sicklick & Team Release New Study on What Drives GIST

In a recent study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine identified new therapeutic targets that could lead to new treatment options for patients. The study, published in the February 18, 2021 online edition of Oncogene, found that specific cell-to-cell communication influences GIST biology and is strongly associated with cancer progression and metastasis.

By |2021-02-19T08:58:23-05:00February 19th, 2021|GIST Education, News|

Trent and Rosenberg of Sylvester Cancer Co-author Sarcoma Book with Other Experts in the Field

Dr. Jonathan Trent, GIST Specialist at Sylvester Cancer Center and Dr. Andrew Rosenberg, also a GIST Specialist at Sylvester, have co-authored a book dedicated to sarcoma diagnosis and management with other sarcoma experts specifically for the purpose of giving oncologists a credible authority to 'go-to' for sarcoma knowledge.

By |2020-10-15T13:06:52-04:00September 24th, 2020|GIST Education, News, Research|

GIST Knows No Boundaries

On September 17, 2020, the Life Raft Group invited Dr. David Josephy, President of GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada, to present his highly acclaimed GIST 101: GIST Biology, Genetics and Pathology - an overview of the biology, genetics and pathology of GIST - for the members of Henzo Kenya, a patient advocacy group for GIST and CML patients in Kenya, Africa.

By |2020-09-24T09:33:48-04:00September 21st, 2020|GIST Education, Global, News|

LRG Webcast Series: GIST: How to Understand Your Pathology Report

In this webinar, we discussed how to interpret your pathology report. We covered interpretation of all parts of a pathology report, beginning with understanding the final diagnosis and diagnostic comment.

By |2020-07-20T10:42:19-04:00June 30th, 2020|GIST Education, Mutations, Webcast|
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