Our mission is to enhance the survival and quality of life for people living with GIST through patient-powered research, education and empowerment, and global advocacy efforts.

Real World Evidence In Action

Traditional models for cancer research have resulted in many breakthrough treatments for patients, but it is not enough. The LRG’s approach to research through real world evidence, relies on timely, accurate data from the patient’s perspective, with patient survival as the primary objective.

RECENT LRG DATA

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Patients in LRG Registry
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of Patient Registry members know their mutation
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Total # of Tissue
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of LRG members know their Risk of Recurrence

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Available GIST clinical trials.

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Dr. Monica Anderson

Dr. Monica Anderson

Diagnosed in 2012 with Adult GIST.

Marc Wasserman

Marc Wasserman

Diagnosed in 2006 with Adult GIST.

Bella Rocco

Bella Rocco

Diagnosed in 2009 with Pediatric
(SDH-Deficient) GIST.

HELP US SAVE LIVES

The Life Raft Group is a community and it is up to all of us to make a difference. There are many ways to help. We always need patient tissue and data in our registry. Volunteering your time or making a monetary donation also helps us drive research forward and save lives.

#thrivingtogether…living with GIST

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#ThrivingTogether

Our theme for this year is Thriving Together and we are going to illustrate that concept throughout the year by sharing the celebrations, triumphs, and milestones that our community is experiencing while living with GIST.

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#ThrivingTogether

By |January 25th, 2023|

Our theme for this year is Thriving Together and we are going to illustrate that concept throughout the year by sharing the celebrations, triumphs, and milestones that our community is experiencing while living with GIST.

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Virtual GISTer Support Group

February 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Clinical Updates from CTOS - Dr. Herbert Loong 2-8-2023

GIST Updates from CTOS

February 8 @ 7:00 PM

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Florida Support Group

February 13 @ 6:00 PM

Keep up with the latest news, events, and opportunities to help.

To contact The Life Raft Group, please call 973-837-9092

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