Prior to 2000, surgery was the only known effective treatment for advanced GIST.Read More
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5,000 people are diagnosed with GIST each year in the U.S. That’s 13 people diagnosed each day.
The Life Raft Group Research Team is working tirelessly to find a cure for GIST.
There are many many ways that you can get involved in the Life Raft Group. Help us find a cure for GIST!
Your donation is important. Every gift, no matter the amount, has a definite impact on the fight against GIST.
Alianza GIST is making great advocacy strides in Latin America. Sign our petition to ensure GISTers receive the safest treatments possible!
Executive Director Norman Scherzer talks about the founding of the Life Raft Group and the importance of Gleevec in the fight against GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor).
GIST patients, caregivers, and supporters are living life to the fullest. Take charge of your GIST care today.
Educate yourself about GIST and get involved in the GIST Community by attending GDOL!
The LRG is here to help, join our community of patients, caregivers and specialists!
We have the latest in GIST news and research to help manage your treatment!
We are accepting applications to be listed among our GIST Specialists.