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LRG Webcast Series: GIST, TKI Treatment & Effects on Memory

This discussion reviewed CRCI in general, and how a person who is being treated for GIST could be affected. We also talked about strategies that can help ameliorate CRCI, new research on CRCI and GIST. we also gave advice on how cancer survivors can best cope with and care for themselves during this unusual global health event.

By |2020-07-14T14:50:38-04:00May 15th, 2020|GIST Education, Gleevec, Webcast|

Blueprint Medicines Does Not Receive Approval from FDA for Avapritinib for Treatment of 4L GIST

Blueprint Medicines Does Not Receive Approval from FDA for Avapritinib for Treatment of 4L GIST.

By |2020-05-15T10:10:47-04:00May 15th, 2020|Ayvakit, Clinical Trials, News|

Life Raft Group Contributes Abstracts for ASCO

Although the ASCO (American Society for Clinical Oncology) will be a virtual meeting this year, The Life Raft Group continues to be at the forefront in collaborating in efforts to improve treatment for cancer patients. This year, two important abstracts will be presented online that illustrate these efforts.

By |2020-07-02T11:02:32-04:00May 13th, 2020|News, Research|

Salud con Datos Produces Unique Analysis of Chilean & Mexican Patient Registries

This study is the result of a collaborative effort between Chile and Mexico, called Salud con Datos that sought to determine GIST prevalence, patients’ clinical characteristics and survival rates. Our report is the largest of its kind in Latin America.

By |2020-05-07T11:33:29-04:00May 7th, 2020|Global, News, Patient Registry|

Dr. Gina D’Amato, GIST Specialist, Talks Advances in Sarcoma

In a recent post by Oncology Nursing News, Dr. Gina D'Amato, associate professor and assistant director of Clinical Research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System, discusses the evolution of treatment in sarcoma, the use of NGS, and predictive and prognostic biomarkers under investigation in the space.

By |2020-05-01T11:40:35-04:00May 1st, 2020|Mutational Testing, News, Research|