9 GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors) Cancer Blogs

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Manuela

Manuela
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: rectal cancer
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: transrectal excision
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: taking Gleevec for life

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Alexander

Alexander
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)
GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors) Symptoms: None. Completely out of the blue until the odd pain flared up.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: December 9th, 2008. Resection of tumor (8.5 cm) along with 31cm of small intestine. Nine days in the hospital to recover from surgery. Second diagnosis: February 4th of 2011. Pain in shoulder and abdomen. CT showed GIST had returned in my pelvic area and had metastasized on my liver and peritoneal wall. I have been on Gleevec ever since.

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SUSAN

SUSAN
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors) Symptoms: Worst stomach pain ever - resulted in a grapefruit size tumor that grew from small intestine and dropped/lodged between ovaries and uterus. Was removed encapsulated but malignant. All in time for my 60th birthday!

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B

B
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)

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Ahad

Ahad
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)

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Beverley

Beverley
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)
GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors) Symptoms: Tumour removed three months ago on my stomach. 9cm mitotic rate 5
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Gist removed 11th June 2018

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Ktgulty

Ktgulty
Bio: I am a wife of a GIST patient now for 6 yrs. now. Living,learning & supporting my spouse in every way possible. There are time I need support because I am in denial. I have Lupus & Sclerderma now for 13 yrs.
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: GIST

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Linda

Linda
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors
GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors) Symptoms: Pain under breast, lack of energy
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 4/6/16 Orthoscopic Resection Surgery removing GIST and part of stomach
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Gleevec 400 mg. daily, nausea, taking anti nausea medication

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Monique

Monique
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumor
GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors) Symptoms: Fatigue/No Energy/Loss of Appetite

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