Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) News and Research

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) is a type of tumor that usually begins in cells in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. It can be benign or malignant.
New data highlighting Pfizer's approach to cancer drug development to be presented at ASCO meeting

New data highlighting Pfizer's approach to cancer drug development to be presented at ASCO meeting

Cancers deficient in ASS enzyme allow ADI-PEG 20 to inhibit cancer cell growth

Cancers deficient in ASS enzyme allow ADI-PEG 20 to inhibit cancer cell growth

Two Phase 3 studies of Sutent in advanced breast cancer fail to meet primary endpoints

Two Phase 3 studies of Sutent in advanced breast cancer fail to meet primary endpoints

Pfizer's new pipeline shows growth and diversity in research and development

Pfizer's new pipeline shows growth and diversity in research and development

Cancer drug may provide an effective secondary treatment for gut tumor

Cancer drug may provide an effective secondary treatment for gut tumor

Study finds survival rates from GIST improving among African-Americans

Study finds survival rates from GIST improving among African-Americans

Genetic signature may predict patient response to GIST therapy

Genetic signature may predict patient response to GIST therapy

Discovery of genetic pattern that may predict response to Gleevec in GIST

Discovery of genetic pattern that may predict response to Gleevec in GIST

Gleevec reduces risk of cancer returning in patients with life-threatening gastrointestinal stromal tumors

Gleevec reduces risk of cancer returning in patients with life-threatening gastrointestinal stromal tumors

Study shows surgery provides good long-term outcomes for patients with gastrointestinal cancers

Study shows surgery provides good long-term outcomes for patients with gastrointestinal cancers

FDA approves Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) to prevent gastrointestinal stromal tumor

FDA approves Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) to prevent gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Forgotten but not gone - how the brain takes care of things

Forgotten but not gone - how the brain takes care of things

Gleevec receives FDA priority review for gastrointestinal stromal tumors after surgery

Gleevec receives FDA priority review for gastrointestinal stromal tumors after surgery

Memory on trial - implications for legal proceedings

Memory on trial - implications for legal proceedings

Sunitinib may be associated with cardiac toxicity

Sunitinib may be associated with cardiac toxicity

More good Gleevec news

More good Gleevec news

Re-engineered Gleevec reduces heart risks

Re-engineered Gleevec reduces heart risks

Modified form of imatinib becomes more specific

Modified form of imatinib becomes more specific

False memory syndrome

False memory syndrome

Gleevec available to patients in post-surgical GIST study

Gleevec available to patients in post-surgical GIST study