The LRG held a GIST Mentor training day in our offices in Wayne, NJ, in October 2019. The gallery includes photos of the new GIST Mentors, LRG staff. One of the training days was on Halloween so some of the staff dressed up. These photos were taken by David Josephy of Life Raft Group Canada.
Raising awareness for the GIST community is important to the DeLorenzo family. Recently they held their 14th annual barbecue where friends and family gathered to fundraise for GIST research in support of The Life Raft Group.
The Chicago Area GIST Patients Support Group made history this year! This group has been meeting the longest of any LRG support group - continuously since 2002.
Dr. D’Amato’s passion for her patients guides her on this newest leg of her professional journey in Miami with mentor and GIST expert clinician and researcher, Dr. Jonathan Trent.
As a representative for the country, I would first like to identify the number of GIST cases in the country. My next task would be to raise awareness about this tumor, and let people realize that it is manageable with medical treatment.
The Life Raft Group’s Outreach & Engagement department is excited to announce that we are launching a LRG community cookbook which will be sold at the upcoming Life Fest in July 2020.
This webinar teaches the basics of The Life Raft Group's new software, GIST CHAT, which will replace our patient ListServ.
Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar discusses the dental and oral complications of drugs used in GIST treatment and treatment of these side effects.
Dr. Jason Sicklick of Moores Cancer Center at the University of California San Diego talks about the Phase II study of Temozolomide (TMZ) in advanced SDH-mutant/deficient GIST, a new study available to patients with SDH-deficient GIST.
Kathy Sarmiento presents, The A B C’s of Medicare: Everything you need to know. Kathy explains everything from medicare costs and eligibility, to finding the right path for you.