During this virtual presentation, Dr. Loong discussed scientific updates relevant to GIST patients that were exhibited at the Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) conference. A Q&A segment followed Dr. Loong’s presentation.
Understanding GIST & Desmoids Tumors was presented by Dr. Steven Bialick and Dr. Jonathan Trent of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on October 12, 2023 at 11am ET.
Santy DiSabatino, Director of our US GIST Mentor Program, chatted with a group of GIST patients who have extensive experience advocating for themselves and their loved ones for the best possible care.
Emmeline C. Academia, PharmD, BCOP provided an overview of GIST treatments and their side effects as well as home management for each type of symptom and when to call the clinic.
In this session of Let’s Get the GIST of It, Sahibjeet Parmar reviewed GIST mutations and shared current updates on GIST Clinical Trials. The event was interactive, so attendees were encouraged to ask questions and participate. Patients and caregivers were invited to attend.
Dr. Ramesh Bulusu, Dr. John Glod & Dr. Jason Sicklick discussed GIST research updates and answered questions in this GIST Awareness Day 2023 presentation.
The Life Raft Group hosted Dr. Herbert Loong, who summarized abstracts and presentations from ASCO that are relevant to the GIST patient community.
Dr. Ciara Kelly presented “Clinical Trials 101” to GIST patients and caretakers on May 19th, 2023 at 12pm ET. During this virtual presentation, Dr. Kelly discussed types of clinical trials, how to find a clinical trial, current open clinical trials, and more.
Sarah Paul of CancerCare discussed why mental health matters and discover ways to find the emotional support that is right for you.
Diana Nieves chatted with a group of fundraisers from our community - Jason DeLorenzo, Chelsea Madia and Dave Perry - who have combined GIST advocacy with a personal passion in their lives to raise funds for #GISTresearch.