Through the 2004 Walk for a Cure, the GIST Cancer Research Fund was able to raise approximately $110,000 for GIST research. In spring of 2005,

Tania and Robert Stutman travelled to four leading GIST cancer research institutions to present grant money from the walk that will go directly to fund various GIST research missions.

  • March 2006 – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York NY April 5th2006 – Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) Philadelphia PA. Dr. Meg Von Meheren Dr. Andy Godwin Monica Davey, various Research Fellows involved with GIST are among those present from FCCC for this luncheon presentation.
  • April 19th2006 – Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) Boston, MA. Dr. George Demitri and the sarcoma team of clinicians and researchers.
  • May 4th,5th 2006 – The Oregon Health Science University – Cancer Institute (OHSU) Portland, OR Dr. Brian Druker Dr. Charles Blanke Dr. Michael Heinrich Dr. Christopher Corless