To ensure that all people impacted by CML & GIST are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.. "

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If you, or a loved one, are living with CML & GIST, you are not alone. Three out of four families are affected by CML & GIST. It's a difficult time. Dealing with treatment and its side effects can be a struggle for both patients and families. Juggling family, professional and financial responsibilities can be overwhelming. Coping with the emotional burden can be exhausting.

Too often the practical and medical issues push the psychological issues aside. Patients often keep their deepest fears and worries to themselves, reluctant to share thoughts of hopelessness with family members who are supporting and caring for them. Caregivers and loved ones will keep some of their most private emotions to themselves as well, protecting the patient from feelings of anxiety, despair, and even anger.

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