Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

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Additional resources for gastrointestinal stromal tumor

More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our Web site, www.cancer.org.

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

Living with Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Pain Control: A Guide for Those With Cancer and Their Loved Ones (also available in Spanish)

Sexuality for the Man With Cancer (also available in Spanish)

Sexuality for the Woman With Cancer (also available in Spanish)

Targeted Therapy

Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

Books

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at cancer.org/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order.

National organizations and Web sites*

In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:

GIST Support International
Phone number: 1-215-340-9374
Web site: www.gistsupport.org

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Web site: www.cancer.gov

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937) for some publications and Cancer Survivor Toolbox® orders
Web site: www.canceradvocacy.org

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.


Last Medical Review: 12/11/2012
Last Revised: 02/26/2013