“One small way I am personally contributing to education is through sharing my take on academic and industry articles, using my medical background to boil down the jargon and pull out the benefits of the news for you.”

- Dan Platt, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Our Deskside with Dr. Dan section highlights cancer news in a way you can understand! Dan Platt, M.D. pulls the most relevant information out of the medical news and puts it into the correct context so that you can understand its importance for your disease.

Our goal is to share relevant medical news, information about clinical trials, and key takeaways from recent FDA approvals so that you can feel informed and empowered to get the best treatment possible.

Deskside with Dr. Dan articles are not offering medical advice but are created to provide information to empower decisions. You should always consult your oncology team with any questions that you might have.

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FDA grants accelerated approval to Tafasitamab-cxix for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Get Dr. Dan's medical perspective about the accelerated approval to to Tafasitamab-cxix for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treatment.


FDA approves first cell-based gene therapy for adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma

Get Dr. Dan's medical perspective about the approval of the first cell-based gene therapy for adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma.


Christian B.

Christian moves to Director of Digital Strategy role

Christian writes how he is thankful to have had GRYT in his life during his own cancer diagnosis and treatment time... and how he will be helping even more people find and use this invaluable resource.


Survivorship In charge of your health

Some of us rush to get back to normal after treatment; others of us are so impacted by the trauma that it impedes on our daily life. Survivorship looks different for everyone, based on your cancer, treatment, ongoing therapies, chronic conditions, and personal circumstances like work, home and financial situations...


Jamie N.

Jamie's Story

GYRT is getting up again and again. Dragging out of that sinking hole you were kicked in and realizing the other people doing the same thing around you


Arianna G.

Cancer Is The Best Thing That Has Ever Happened To Me

I was diagnosed a second time and deemed terminal. I decided not to continue treatment so I could live out my time feeling fully myself. I began to adopt the perspective that if this cancer was meant to kill me it would, and if it wasn’t meant to kill me, it was meant to teach me a lesson. So I decided to find that lesson, learn through it, and apply it to my life.