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Periodically GIST Support International  poses questions to medical professionals about gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST).  The answers to these questions are posted to this page or the education and support of GIST patients and their caregivers, family, and friends.



Genetic Factors in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)Kelly Branda, MS CGC and Irene Rainville, PhD CGC
Esophageal GISTMatthew G. Blum, M.D.
Radiation Exposure from CT ScansDonald P. Frush, M.D.
New Findings in the Genetics of Carney-Stratakis Syndrome and Carney TriadConstantine A. Stratakis, MD ScD
Skin-Related Side Effects of Imatinib & SunitinibMario E. Lacouture, MD
The Cell Cycle as a Drug TargetGary K. Schwartz, MD
Z9001 Adjuvant Gleevec TrialRonald P. DeMatteo, MD FACS
Sunitinib and HypertensionRobert Maki, MD PhD and Michele Bradshaw, PharmD
GIST Pathology and PrognosisMarkku Miettinen, M.D.Ph.D. and Jerzy Lasota, M.D. Ph.D.
Case History of A Family with GISTJonathan C. Trent, M.D. Ph.D.
Gleevec and Bone HealthRobert Maki, M.D. Ph.D.
Abdominal Anatomy for GIST:
Peritoneum and Retroperitoneum
Christopher Windham, M.D.
Imaging GIST Response to TreatmentHaesun Choi, M.D.
Effects of Imatinib (Gleevec) on GIST CellsJonathan C. Trent, M.D. Ph.D.
A slide show presentation from the Third International Conference for Organizations Representing People with CML or GISTPeter Reichardt, MD
The Story of Discovery of the Carney TriadJ. Aidan Carney, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.I., F.R.C.P.
Social Security DisabilityFrances Paulson Motley
Can a needle biopsy be harmful to a GIST patient?Christopher Corless, M.D. Ph.D.
GIST and the LIVERRonald P. DeMatteo, M.D., FACS
Informed ConsentJames E. Turner, M.D.
Blood WorkCharles D. Blanke, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The Human Side of CancerJimmie C. Holland, M.D.
What is the right dose of Gleevec?Margaret von Mehren, M.D.
Gleevec and Relapse StatisticsGeorge Demetri, M.D.
Grading of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs)?Anette Duensing, M.D.



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