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Disease Risk Index: Cancer  External Link

The Disease Risk Index: Cancer is an interactive tool that offers users a personalized method for estimating and lowering their risk of the 12 of the most common cancers. The web site is maintained ... Details >

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Frequently Asked Questions: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

This page presents frequently asked questions about Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. GIST is a rare cancer of the GI track. It belongs to the general class of cancers called sarcomas. Sarcomas are a gr... Details >

Life Raft Group  External Link

Gastric Cancer (PDQ®): Treatment

Based on information in the PDQ summary for health professionals on gastric (stomach) cancer, this patient resource presents facts about current treatment of stomach cancer by cancer stage.... Details >

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Overview  External Link

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) belong to a group of cancers called soft tissue sarcomas. Sarcomas are a rare type of cancer that can occur in connective tissues, bones, muscles, fat, nerves, ... Details >

Life Raft Group  External Link

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Specialist Directory  External Link

The purpose of this directory is to connect patients with GIST to doctors around the world who are specializing in the treatment of this disease. The original list was created in response to a joint p... Details >

Life Raft Group  External Link

Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Home Page

This web site links patients, health care professionals, and the general public to a range of topics related to stomach cancer, including diagnosis, screening, treatment, disease management, coping sk... Details >

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Stomach Cancer  External Link

Stomach cancer (also called “gastric cancer”) is the growth of cancer cells in the lining and wall of the stomach. ... Details >

American Academy of Family Physicians  External Link

Treatment for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs)  External Link

Prior to 2001, surgery was the only successful treatment option for GIST. However, even for patients whose tumors are completely removed these tumors often return and/or metastasize. Until now, patien... Details >

Life Raft Group  External Link

What You Need To Know About™ Stomach Cancer

This booklet has important information about cancer of the stomach. You will read about possible causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. You will also find ideas about how to cope with the disease... Details >

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health