Our Good News Holiday Campaign is the culmination of our year of 'Time to Tell the Stories 2022." We're celebrating Support Services this week.
The LRG published "Barriers to mutational testing in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) – a survey of Life Raft Group members" in BMC Gastroenterology, November 2022.
In this webinar. Dr. Andrew Blakely, surgical oncologist, National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, NIH, discussed the basics of surgical removal of primary GISTs and considerations in multimetastatic disease.
In this webinar, “The Emerging Role of Circulating Tumor DNA in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor”, Dr. Bialick discussed recent data looking at treatment outcomes based off KIT resistant mutations identified by circulating tumor DNA in patients with GIST.
During the pandemic and in September 2020, Jess Ly was diagnosed with GIST cancer. The Life Raft Group (LRG) community, her GIST friends, and the cancer community welcomed her with open arms. Now she's running a half marathon to raise awareness and funds for #GISTresearch!
The Life Raft Group is launching two new private Facebook Support Groups for patients and their caregivers. These two groups are designed to provide a safe forum to discuss specific concerns in a closed [...]
Cogent Biosciences partnered with the LRG to create a GIST Mosaic mural to raise awareness for GIST, promote hope, and to honor our patient/caregiver/advocate community.
This GIST DO IT Walk was held at Life Fest New Orleans 2022 to raise GIST Awareness and honor the memory of GISTer Ted Wolf - See the photo gallery of the walk.
The Life Raft Group partnered with Dr. Michael Wagner of the University of Washington to present “The Importance of Biomarker Testing” to GIST patients and caregivers on August 12th, 2022.
Dr. Jason SIcklick, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center presented The Role of Surgery in GIST Treatment/Neoadjuvant & Adjuvant Therapy at Life Fest 2022 in New Orleans.