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It’s Time: The Life Raft Group Biomarker Testing Campaign

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 [...]

By |2021-02-08T11:17:58-05:00January 26th, 2021|Mutational Testing, News|

In Memoriam – Carlos Alberto Baldor, Sr., Friend of the LRG & Major Donor

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.

By |2020-12-03T12:29:06-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Member Stories, News, Patient Support|

Custo efetividade do teste genético para pacientes recém diagnosticados com GIST

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. .

By |2020-12-03T14:49:35-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Global, News|

Quality of Life Questions

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 [...]

By |2020-11-20T11:27:05-05:00November 20th, 2020|Patient Registry|

Words of Wisdom from Women in Sarcoma

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.

By |2020-12-04T09:32:36-05:00November 17th, 2020|Events, News|

Recognizing Our Women in Sarcoma Gala Honorees 2020

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.

By |2020-12-11T14:11:28-05:00November 13th, 2020|Events, News|
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