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Novartis Oncology Launches GIST Alliance™ for Healthcare Professionals Treating Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Date:1/29/2009

Novartis Oncology is introducing GIST Alliance™, a unique support program with the goal to help healthcare professionals optimize outcomes in KIT-positive GIST patients.

East Hanover, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2009 -- Though rare, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are currently the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, with an estimated 3,300 to 6,000 new cases reported each year in the United States (1, 2). Approximately 2,500 of these cases are metastatic at diagnosis (3).

GISTs are soft tissue sarcomas. Sarcomas are difficult to differentiate from other malignancies when they are found within organs; thus, they are frequently misdiagnosed and highly underreported (4).

Novartis Oncology is introducing GIST Alliance™, a unique support program with the goal to help healthcare professionals optimize outcomes in KIT-positive GIST patients.

Novartis Oncology, the global leader in KIT-positive gastrointestinal stromal tumor (KIT+ GIST) therapy, has been working with healthcare professionals and patients worldwide to help improve the treatment of KIT+ GIST. GIST Alliance is a distinctive, integrated program that builds on the support and educational materials that Novartis Oncology has been providing to healthcare professionals and patients/caregivers by offering access to the most current resources.

For healthcare professionals, GIST Alliance provides and facilitates access to:


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