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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
GIST Support International
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:GIST Support International
Web address:http://www.gistsupport.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct927274
Date of initial review: 22 May 2003
Validity of certificate05 Nov 2013 - Nov 2015
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Science Committee
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
GIST Support International (GSI) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that reaches out to GIST patients and their families and friends to provide education and support. GSI promotes and encourages ongoing research in the quest for a cure for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor.
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

Audience:
GIST Support International (GSI) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that reaches out to GIST patients and their families and friends to provide education and support. GSI promotes and encourages ongoing research in the quest for a cure for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor.
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
Most of us are patients and caregivers, not trained medical professionals. Therefore, please understand that your use of any information GSI shares on this website, or otherwise, is at your own risk. All of the information we make available on our website, or otherwise, is intended to provide you with general information for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for consultation with your doctor.
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Hyperlinks within the text
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
In one report, 10 mg at bedtime of chlordiazepoxide (which has sedative, anxiety-reducing, and muscle relaxant properties) helped one patient according to Medeiros and Lipton, 2006).
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

Last Modified: 09.12.2012, 18:36 by Julie Royster
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

5. Justification of claims
All necessary info provided about treatment measures
Coping with Side Effects:
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Contact
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
GIST Support International LTD. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
We do not accept any advertising or banner ads on our website.
  (05 Nov 2013) - Link

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