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Learn About Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Whether you’re worried about developing a gastrointestinal stromal tumor, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes of gastrointestinal stromal tumors and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Treatment and Support

If you are facing a gastrointestinal stromal tumor, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from gastrointestinal stromal tumors. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

Get Involved

You can make a difference in the fight against cancer by volunteering your time, participating in an event, or donating to the cause. Find out about all the ways you can get involved today. 

Online Support Communities

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Facing a gastrointestinal stromal tumor?  Connect with patients, survivors, and caregivers through the American Cancer Society's online communities, including WhatNext and Cancer Survivors Network.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors in the News

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Read about the latest developments in  gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

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