GIST Cancer UK News

Please see the latest news, research and findings below...


As the COVID restrictions begin to lift and life starts to get back to some semblance of normality our fundraisers and supporters have been busy raising vital funds for GIST Cancer and PAWS-GIST. Our thanks goes to Gayle Scott and the rest of the Miles for Moray team for the tremendous effort they put into […]

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GCUK’s first “Virtual” patient and carer 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 […]

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Genomics Showcase 2021 – 14th May 2021

GIST Cancer UK exists to support patients and stimulate research to improve treatments and find a cure. Science is advancing at pace but there are still so many unanswered questions. Genomics has the potential to help us find the answers. We have been invited to host a stand at the Genomics Partnership Wales Genomics Showcase […]

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entrectinib (Rozlytrek) accepted by the Scottish Medicines Consortium for use by NHSScotland

We are delighted to report that after months of assessment and review, taking into account the views from a Patient and Clinician Engagement (PACE) meeting, that the Roche drug entrectinib (Rozlytrek) has been accepted by the Scottish Medicines Consortium for use by NHS Scotland as monotherapy for the treatment of adult and paediatric patients 12 […]

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