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A Lively Liver: Monitoring Liver Health with GIST

The liver, located under the right rib cage, is the body’s largest internal organ and acts as a factory, regulating digestion, blood content, nutrient production and storage. The liver processes all that funnels through [...]

By |2019-04-03T12:15:20-04:00February 13th, 2019|GIST Education, News, Nutrition|

Life Fest 2018 State of GIST: A Clinical Panel of Experts

State of GIST: A Clinical Panel of Experts Presented by Jason Sicklick, MD, Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego;  and the GIST Experts Panel - Markku Martti Miettinen, MD, National [...]

By |2019-03-20T09:41:54-04:00September 18th, 2018|Events, GIST Education, Video|

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 |2018-10-29T13:38:03-04:00August 28th, 2018|Caregiver Support, Coping with GIST, GDOL, Patient Support|

New Technology Developed Which Can Predict GIST Patient’s Response to Drugs with Amazing Accuracy

Researchers have developed a test that can accurately identify over 20% of GIST patients that are unlikely to respond to currently approved treatments. In addition, it can identify which patients need a higher dose [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:48:28-04:00June 29th, 2018|GIST Education, Mutational Testing, News, Newsletter|

Life Raft Group Canada’s 6th Annual GIST Day of Learning a Success

By Malcolm Sutherland Life Raft Group Canada (LRGC) held its 6th Annual GIST Day of Learning on October 21, 2-17 in Toronto. Topics Topics included: “Highlights from New Horizons GIST Conference”, presented by LRGC President [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:51:29-04:00December 28th, 2017|GDOL, Global, Newsletter|

Fundacion GIST Chile Expands Advocacy Efforts

On Saturday November 25, GIST Chile,  together with FUCOG (Gynecological cancers) held an education session for health related students, patients and caregivers. This was the first collaborative activity in looking forward to expand our [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:57:29-04:00December 4th, 2017|Advocacy, GIST Education, Global, News|

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Upcoming Events

  1. SPAEN hosts webcast by Dr. Trent

    Novel Treatments in GIST

    July 24 @ 2:00 PM
  2. LRG Webcast Series: When to Consider Surgery

    August 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    GIST Day of Learning – Ottawa

    September 28 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM