Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Community (GIST) Community
50 Members
Avatar universal

operate gist tumor!?

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 alot worse. He have 11 tumors in his abdome and had some infektion. he is imune to the glivec medicin. and they have only one more medicin left to try. But he realy wants to try to find a place they will try to operate. They have sad here in norway that it cant be operate. But mabye some other contry. hope to get some answers..:)
1 Responses
Avatar universal
Here in the USA, we go Gleevec -> Sutent -> Stivarga and then into trial medicines.

Please contact the GIST Support International group and see if they can help!


Best of luck!

Have an Answer?
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Learn which OTC medications can help relieve your digestive troubles.
Is a gluten-free diet right for you?
Discover common causes of and remedies for heartburn.
This common yet mysterious bowel condition plagues millions of Americans
Don't get burned again. Banish nighttime heartburn with these quick tips
Get answers to your top questions about this pervasive digestive problem