If you have a gastrointestinal stromal tumor or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about gastrointestinal stromal tumors, including risk factors, symptoms, how they are found, and how they are treated.
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.
Learn about the causes of gastrointestinal stromal tumors and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.
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.
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.