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Hi. My husband has been battling GIST and last year had sugery to remove the tumor and was taking GLEEVEC to shrink the tumor.. an...
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My partner has had stomach gist removed in early 2012. They suspected it had ruptured before removal so they put her on Gleevec. After a ...
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Hello, I'm 34. Just wondering if anyone has had their periods play up after a gist removal? My was removed 8 months ago and now my ...
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I've suffered from abdominal pain attacks for about 10 years (I'm 39). I get anywhere from 2-5 attacks per year. The pain is located un...
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Hi. can someone answer me this question... My dad has gist cancer. he removed the first tumor 6 years ago. and this last year he is been...
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Hi , I'm a 41 yr. old female in very good health and no pre - existing medical conditions. I have had severe abdominal attacks since I ...
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I had a gist tumor removed from my stomach 3 weeks ago. I had been progressing well, but last week, I began having a stabbing pain in my ...
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My husband has been on gleevec since a very large tumor was removed 5 years ago. His latest CT scan showed 4 tumors, one being larger. ...
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curious if anybody has started the trial and how they were progressing.
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Hello my mom is 78 she had an operation of intestine where 1.5 meters of intestine was taken out as there was blockade it has been 45 da...
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after gist is removed. what is the best diet to follow during recovery?
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I have been suffering from 2002 with chronic diarrhea (10-25) loose bowel movements a day almost everyday and I'm drained to the bone.My ...
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hello. i don't know if you can help me with this, but i'll try. i would like to know which is the best medical center in europe for tr...
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I am 36 and had a small bowel follow through 2 weeks ago and saw my doc recently. I found out it said: Concern for loops of small bowel d...
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been excising for the last three years have not lost weight but actually gain in the stomach area with pain and more swelling i now weigh...
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i have had gastrophralisis and a phluxilplycation (witch is a twist in my esophagus and dose not let my throw up) i had a tumor (GIST) re...
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Hello, Please bare with me and read the whole series of events since 2009. I have been having constant and sometimes on and off ab...
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whats is the treatment for CD117 negative GIST?
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I have a question arise in y mind that tumor is a cell which have to be remove before it gets too big and I have heard that many tumors t...
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hi wondering if anyone can help, i get a burning kind of pain in the middle right of my abdomen area its in the top right area of wher...
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