Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

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Additional resources for gastrointestinal stromal tumor

We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore www.cancer.org or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.

National organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

GIST Support International (GSI)
Phone number: 215-340-9374
Website: www.gistsupport.org

    Provides education and support to GIST patients and their families and friends, including brochures, newsletters, books, DVDs, and a listserve chat community

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
TYY: 1-800-332-8615
Website: www.cancer.gov

    Their “Cancer Information Service” offers a wide variety of free, accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also can help people find clinical trials in their area.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
Website: www.canceradvocacy.org

    Call 1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937) for publications on many topics and Cancer Survivor Toolbox® orders. The Cancer Survival Toolbox is a free program that teaches skills that can help people with cancer meet the challenges of their illness.

*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: 04/04/2014
Last Revised: 02/08/2016