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Expressing Our Thanks to Our GIST Specialists

Lost in the relentless coverage of the COVD-19 pandemic are the many cancer patients trying to survive and needing to access quality medical care. Our gratitude goes out to all those physicians that have gone above and beyond to serve our GIST patients during this time.

By |2020-03-30T08:59:04-04:00March 30th, 2020|News, Patient Support|

Spokane GISTers Gather for Food & Sharing Along the Journey

Five GISTers and four caregivers attend the luncheon at Europa Restaurant and Bakery. Besides a great meal, attendees were able to meet each other and share our journeys through their GIST journeys.

By |2020-03-09T13:20:05-04:00February 28th, 2020|News, Newsletter, Patient Support|

Global Representative Spotlight – Amelia Yeo

I was a piano teacher and performing pianist for the past 13 years but stopped work completely this year so I could spend more time with Andrew and see to his needs. We were so lost in the beginning because we did not know what to expect, due to the relative rarity of GISTs.

By |2020-05-20T10:32:42-04:00December 18th, 2019|News, Newsletter, Patient Support|

Finding a Ride to Your Doctor’s Appointments

Over 3.6 million people miss their medical appointments each year, preventing them from getting the care that they need or getting access to the medicine that could help them. People report that distance to the doctor’s office, cost of the transportation, and access to a driver or public transportation as the main reasons that they are having a challenge with transport.

By |2019-10-30T09:40:26-04:00October 29th, 2019|News, Newsletter, Patient Support|