Understanding the role of mutations and biomarker testing is one of most important things patients must learn. Uncovering the driving force behind each individual’s tumors is not just important, it is [...]
At this Virtual Awards Gala, we highlighted women in sarcoma (both medical professionals and patients) who make a difference in patients’ lives, and to inspire the community with their stories and perspectives of women’s role in oncology as well as their personal experiences.
Despite the challenges of Covid, the LRG has quickly developed new ways of working together virtually. We have kept afloat and served our community well during this dark year. These points of light show just how far we've come this year.
Carlos and Liana Baldor's daughter, Ana Maria Baldor-Bunn, died from GIST in 2002 after a two-year battle. Our In Memoriam website is dedicated to Ana and her father Carl who lost his own battle with cancer in April of 2020.
Em um artigo publicado em 29 de setembro de 2020, na revista "JAMA Network Open", o Dr. Jason Sicklick, Moores Cancer Center, UCSD, e colegas relataram que o teste genético é custo-efetivo e benéfico para pacientes com GIST metastático recém-diagnosticados. .
The 2020 GIST award goes to Dr. Thomas Mühlenberg of the University of Duisburg-Essen The GIST Group Switzerland, the support group for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), has awarded its science prize for [...]
The Life Raft Group is committed to ensuring your GIST journey is as comfortable as possible. We have added new fields to our forms to assess your Quality of Life (QOL) over time. These questions [...]
We asked the amazing honorees of the first annual Women in Sarcoma Gala some personal questions to help us learn more about them, and their experiences. Have you RSVP'd for the Gala on Dec. 10 at 6PM ET? RSVP today for this free, virtual event, to be held in loving memory of GISTer Nikki Morales.
The annual meeting of CTOS (Connective Tissue Oncology Society) will be held virtually this year due to the global pandemic.
The Women in Sarcoma Gala, the culmination of the Women in Sarcoma series for 2020, will recognize medical professionals who have made an exceptional difference in the lives of GIST patients and their families. In addition, we will also honor two amazing sarcoma patients who have met the challenge their disease presented and have gone above and beyond to make a difference in the rare disease community.