The Life Raft Group held a virtual GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) in Washington, DC on April 27th, 2022. Top GIST specialists presented the latest on research and treatment options and provided a comprehensive review of the science behind GIST.
Chelsea Madia has been an extraordinary volunteer and fundraiser for the LRG! We appreciate all she has done.
n June 2021, we trained seven LRG members from Austria, Canada, Chile, India, and Singapore. LRG’s Global GIST Mentors are survivors or caregivers who volunteer their time, energy, and talent to support others.
GISTer Tara Hammond's daughter, Kate, ran a bake sale and a Facebook fundraiser to raise money for The Life Raft Group called "Bake Sale for GIST Cancer!"
The Life Raft Group is delighted to welcome two phenomenal new members to our Board of Directors: Ms. Kay Stolzer and Dr. Monica (mOe) Anderson.
We took some time to reflect on all we have done virtually as an organization throughout the year. In the midst of this reflection, we wanted to take a breath and say a special thank you to our Major Donors.
The first annual Women in Sarcoma gala was held virtually on Thursday, December 10th, 2020. It was a fantastic evening where the Life Raft Group celebrated some phenomenal women within the community.
An LRG GIST Mentor helps patients and their caregivers through their GIST journey – from receiving a diagnosis to navigating different resources of information, support, treatment options, side effects, etc.
GIST Survivor is a private group and only members can see who is in the group and what is posted. The group is for GIST survivors who are searching for a cure and living well along the way. Currently 1,235 people are members of the group and this number is increasing daily.
The Life Raft Group held a GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) in Portland, at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), on June 22nd, 2019. Top GIST specialists presented the latest on research and treatment options and provided a comprehensive review of the science behind GIST.