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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) Medications

Here's a list of the approved drugs to treat gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). Click on any of the medications for more info on indications, dosing and side effects.


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DRUG Chemotherapy
GENERIC NAME Multiple
DRUG INDICATION

Cytotoxic chemotherapy, the oldest and most commonly used type of cancer treatment, halts cell division and kills rapidly growing cells. For a full list of chemotherapy drugs, click here.

DRUG Ayvakit
GENERIC NAME avapritinib
DRUG INDICATION

Ayvakit is a kinase inhibitor approved for the treatment of inoperable or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) with specific PDGFRA mutations.

DRUG Gleevec
GENERIC NAME imatinib
DRUG INDICATION

Gleevec, a kinase inhibitor, was one of the first targeted therapies for cancer treatment. It is approved for many indications including Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic eosinophilic leukemia, mastocytosis and gastrointestinal stromal tumor.

DRUG Rozlytrek
GENERIC NAME entrectinib
DRUG INDICATION

Rozlytrek is approved for the treatment of solid tumors anywhere in the body that have NTRK gene fusions and for ROS1-positive non-small-cell lung cancer.

DRUG Stivarga
GENERIC NAME regorafenib
DRUG INDICATION

Stivarga is a multikinase inhibitor approved for metastatic colorectal cancer, advanced or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and liver cancer previously treated with Nexavar (sorafenib).

DRUG Sutent
GENERIC NAME sunitib
DRUG INDICATION

Sutent is a kinase inhibitor approved for treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumor, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors and advanced kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma), and for adjuvant treatment of high-risk kidney cancer after surgery.

DRUG Vitrakvi
GENERIC NAME larotrectinib
DRUG INDICATION

Vitrakvi is a TRK inhibitor that works against cancers anywhere in the body with NTRK gene fusions.


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