GIST Cancer UK News
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GIST Cancer UK has been representing GIST patients at the British Sarcoma Group Conference in Newport, Wales. As well as talking about what we do, Terry Weldon contributed to a session on living with incurable cancer.Continue reading
What does genetics have to do with making new medicines? The British Pharmaceutical Society has recently released a simple video showing how a person’s genomics can help scientists create more effective medicines.Continue reading
GCUK will be at the March BSG conference interacting with leading healthcare practitioners dealing with sarcomas (of which GIST is one type) with a stand promoting our work and representing patient interests on a panel.Continue reading
Tuesday 26th September 2023. The aim of this conference is to provide a state of the art review of multidisciplinary sarcoma care with emphasis on what is new, clinically relevant and controversial in the managements of sarcomas Topics will include a review of diagnosis, the importance of referral centres and all aspects of multidisciplinary management […]Continue reading
Royal Marsden Hospital 22nd February 2023 This event is aimed at medical, nursing and allied health care professionals who have an interest in care of teenage and young adult patients with cancer. No previous experience is necessary Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer Study Day Programme PContinue reading
I was diagnosed in late summer 2014, when I experienced some sharp and persistent abdominal pain. This was initially diagnosed as a bowel problem, and was prescribed anitobiotics. When it did not respond to treatment, I was referred to RSCH Guildford for further investigation. A CT scan showed a massive stomach tumour, described as a […]Continue reading
Wishing everyone a wonderful festive season and peace, health and happiness for 2023.Continue reading
A survey of GCUK members experiences of taking different branded versions of imatinib has recently been undertaken. Our thanks to all who responded.Continue reading
A presentation on molecular testing and why we do it by Fiona McRonald – Genomics Programme Manager, The National Disease Registration Service.