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Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) support services

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At Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center, we offer a wide variety of support programs and services to help patients and their loved ones manage the physical and emotional effects of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) diagnosis and treatment.

Because cancer can affect every aspect of your life, you and your family may benefit from services that address all aspects of GIST diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. We believe that care should go beyond medical treatment by providing you with the tools to manage every stage of the process — from understanding your disease to managing treatment side effects and recovery, and receiving the emotional support you need.

Support services for GIST include: