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Side Effects of Targeted Treatments

The side effects of traditional chemotherapy treatments are often apparent, with images of bald patients with pain-etched faces captured in photographs. For targeted therapies such as those for GIST patients and other cancers that are [...]

By | 2016-04-04T15:49:01+00:00 April 27th, 2015|News, Side Effects, Survival Strategies|

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 distressing, [...]

By | 2016-03-14T14:30:30+00:00 April 7th, 2015|News, Side Effects|

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 | 2016-03-14T12:38:08+00:00 April 11th, 2014|News, Side Effects|

Coping With GIST Diagnosis

Coping with GIST diagnosis is a huge hurdle that patients have to deal with. There are many questions that go along with GIST diagnosis. The first and probably most important thing that you need to [...]

By | 2016-03-14T14:30:54+00:00 August 29th, 2013|Coping with GIST|

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