New Options for GIST "Resistant"

Speaker: Peter Reichardt

P. Reichardt offers an overview on GIST's resistance to treatment, the molecular rationale behind resistance and possible ways to overcome it. He also presents newly available drugs, digging into their mechanism of action, expected benefits and important side-effects.

Discussion points

Resistance to treatment of GIST

  • What is the molecular rationale behind the resistance to treatment?
  • How can resistance be overcome?
  • What are the newly available drugs for the treatment of patients with resistant GIST?
  • What are their main mechanisms of action, their expected benefits and important side-effects?