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Fatigue Reduction: Moving Towards a Better Future

As one of the most common side-effects of Gleevec, Sutent and Stivarga, fatigue is a condition that many GIST survivors are intimately acquainted with. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network defines cancer-related fatigue as “a [...]

By |2019-07-03T11:09:18-04:00April 7th, 2015|News, Side Effects|

Clinical Registry Study Planned by ASCO

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is planning its first-ever clinical registry study, the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR).  ASCO plans should increase patient access to off-label drugs and match patients with [...]

By |2018-07-06T13:59:34-04:00January 6th, 2015|Gleevec, News, Patient Support, Side Effects, Stivarga, Sutent|

Altered Taste Syndrome – Tips for Enjoying Food while Fighting GIST

There are a number of side effects caused by GIST medications. Altered taste syndrome is a common and annoying side effect for many GIST patients. Gleevec and Sutent have a bitter taste associated with them, like [...]

By |2019-07-03T11:05:37-04:00April 11th, 2014|News, Side Effects|

2013 LRG Research Team Progress Report

Accomplishments—Recent Progress: 1. Using mouse models, successfully attacked GIST with antibodies, essentially telling immune system to eat the cancer cells.

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