As part of our 2022 “It’s Time to Tell the Stories” theme and as the LRG celebrates 20 years as a non-profit, we are committed to raising $20,000 by Life Fest New Orleans (July 29-31st) with this 20-20 Challenge.
Our theme for 2021 was It's Time. The year challenged us all, but most especially our patients and caregivers who were striving to survive this rare cancer.
The Life Raft Group partnered with Fundación GIST México to host “Effects of Nutrition and Gut Microbiome in GIST Patients” on May 4th, 2022, presented by Ms. Berenice Carbajal-López.
The European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) has published an e-module on Genetics and Genomics Testing in English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish.
ASCO’s Annual Meeting will feature GIST in 18 abstracts, posters, panels, and presentations. Here is a preview of the topics that will be presented at the conference in June.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) creates guidelines for different diseases to guide physicians in their clinical practice. In this webinar, Dr. von Mehren will educate GIST patients and caregivers about these guidelines and provide some case study examples of how guidelines fit into the rubric of patient care.
Verona Park, Verona, NJ was the site of the third GIST Do It Walk NJ on April 9th. Patients, caregivers, family, friends and LRG staff gathered and walked to support #GISTresearch.
International access to cancer treatment can be challenging. Access to effective treatment in a time of war provides a an even more daunting challenge.
Join medical professionals and the patient advocacy community on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 for a CME conference, “Rare Cancers: Great Unmet Medical Needs” hosted by Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Jed Ian Taxel Foundation for Rare Cancer Research.
The Life Raft Group welcomes new leadership to the our Board of Directors.