Patient Meetings 2021

April 2021 – Our very first Virtual Meeting

We held our very first “Virtual” patient & Carer meeting in April and one hundred people joined us to see and hear presentations from our specialist friends:

  • Dr Ioanna Nixon and Professor Robin Jones who presented how they have been Addressing the special needs of GIST cancer patients during the pandemic and lockdown.
  • PAWS-GIST patient Vicky Rockingham MBE and Macmillan Adviser Wendy Unsworth,  who presented on Continuing to work when diagnosed with GIST.

Each session was followed by a Q&A session with the specialists.