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Gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Collaboration Lays the Groundwork for Breakthroughs in GIST
BY Brielle Urciuoli
The Life Raft Group, a patient advocacy organization, is teaming up with research organizations to hopefully find the next wave of treatment for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
Part VI: How GIST and I Became Acquainted
Moving back into the light.
Part V: How GIST and I Became Acquainted
The hospital agreed to release me back into the wild.
Part IV:  How GIST and I Became Acquainted
Is this a hospital or have I stepped on the "wayback machine" with the dial set to 1970?
Part III: How GIST and I Became Acquainted
The medical team had reached some conclusions.
How Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) and I Became Acquainted
Twenty strokes signaled that there was trouble, though no one would have suspected a tumor.
Rare Finds: A Rare Cancer Diagnosis
BY Charlotte Huff
Finding specialized care is worth the effort for patients with uncommon cancers.
Investigational Drug Effective in Treating Resistant GIST, Colorectal Cancer
BY Elizabeth Whittington

Regorafenib, which targets two cancer cell pathways, extended survival in both cancers in two separate studies for GIST and metastatic colorectal cancer.

A Skinny Chef You Can Trust
BY Karen Patterson

Chef Hans Rueffert, 37, helps others understand that it's quality, not quantity, of food that matters. 

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors.