Gleevec - Redefining treatment of patients with KIT+ GIST
Pfizer GIST Link – Latest info on Sutent
My GIST Circle, Free support program for people who have been diagnosed with KIT Positive Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (also known as KIT+ GIST). From Novartis.
Science Serving People website (www.cancer.gov) has been revised. Worth a look.
Project FLAG – Families Learning About GIST (1-800-828-6622)
Understanding GIST – educational material provided by Pfizer.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network – Website devoted to patients, caregivers and their familes
The GIST Alliance – Information for healthcare Professionals
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Meeting features more than 25,000 oral presentations, abstracts, and posters from meetings dating back to 1999 – the most comprehensive collection of oncology-related multimedia lectures available on the Web
MESOTHELIOMA, for those diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer of the lining of the lung (pleura) or the lining of the abdominal cavity (peritoneum).
Mesothelioma Symptoms, Cancer information and facts
Project FLAG is a research study, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, focused on learning more about GISTs (gastrointestinal stromal tumors) that may be hereditary.
Life Raft Group A GIST Support Group
First Resource is a free insurance support program. It's sponsored by Pfizer Oncology. The program helps with the insurance process. It can make it simpler for you. It can also help your doctor through the process.
GIST Support International A GIST Support Group
GIST Support UK A GIST Support Group with meetings
Surgery to remove stomach cancer Informational
Tumor growth "Bizibill.com website"- A fully interactive spread sheet – demonstrates tumor growth.
About GIST "People Living With Cancer" website
GIST Talk – A GIST forum "NewCMLDrug.com" website
http://www.joeshouse.org/ "The mission of Joe's House is to be a housing resource for cancer patients and their families who must travel away from home for medical treatment. Our site lists hundreds of cancer treatment centers and nearby lodging facilities."
Novartis Patient Registry 1-800-799-8766
Patient Advocate Foundation 866-512-3861
Travel Assistance Angel Flight 1-800-549-9980
LifeLine Pilots 1-800-822-7972
Mercy Medical Airlift National Patient Travel Center 4620 Haygood Road, Suite 1 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455 If any question about this service call Mr. Steve Patterson,Executive Vice President, Medical Airlift 757-318-9174
www.medids.com Medical ID Alert Wallet Card
www.medicare.org Centers for Medicare& Medicaide Services (CMS)
www.maprx.infomedicare access for pt's Rx-MAPRx
Mollecular Biology, Pathobiology, and Genetics Pediatric KITWild-Type and Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor…link to full article.
Dr. Kondo also discovered biomarker candidates for prediction of early metastasis post surgery in gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)…link to full article
Corporate Angel Network We arrange free air transportation for cancer patients traveling to treatment using the empty seats on corporate jets.
National Patient Travel Center The NPTC exists to facilitate patient access to appropriate charitable medical air transportation resources in the United States.