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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 GIST||Matthew G. Blum, M.D.|
|Radiation Exposure from CT Scans||Donald P. Frush, M.D. |
|New Findings in the Genetics of Carney-Stratakis Syndrome and Carney Triad||Constantine A. Stratakis, MD ScD|
|Skin-Related Side Effects of Imatinib & Sunitinib||Mario E. Lacouture, MD|
|The Cell Cycle as a Drug Target||Gary K. Schwartz, MD|
|Z9001 Adjuvant Gleevec Trial||Ronald P. DeMatteo, MD FACS|
|Sunitinib and Hypertension||Robert Maki, MD PhD and Michele Bradshaw, PharmD|
|GIST Pathology and Prognosis||Markku Miettinen, M.D.Ph.D. and Jerzy Lasota, M.D. Ph.D.|
|Case History of A Family with GIST||Jonathan C. Trent, M.D. Ph.D.|
|Gleevec and Bone Health||Robert Maki, M.D. Ph.D.|
|Abdominal Anatomy for GIST:|
Peritoneum and Retroperitoneum
|Christopher Windham, M.D.|
|Imaging GIST Response to Treatment||Haesun Choi, M.D.|
|Effects of Imatinib (Gleevec) on GIST Cells||Jonathan C. Trent, M.D. Ph.D.|
|A slide show presentation from the Third International Conference for Organizations Representing People with CML or GIST||Peter Reichardt, MD|
|The Story of Discovery of the Carney Triad||J. Aidan Carney, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.I., F.R.C.P.|
|Social Security Disability||Frances Paulson Motley|
|Can a needle biopsy be harmful to a GIST patient?||Christopher Corless, M.D. Ph.D.|
|GIST and the LIVER||Ronald P. DeMatteo, M.D., FACS|
|Informed Consent||James E. Turner, M.D.|
|Blood Work||Charles D. Blanke, M.D., F.A.C.P.|
|The Human Side of Cancer||Jimmie C. Holland, M.D.|
|What is the right dose of Gleevec?||Margaret von Mehren, M.D.|
|Gleevec and Relapse Statistics||George Demetri, M.D.|
|Grading of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs)?||Anette Duensing, M.D.|