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So far Norman Scherzer has created 10 blog entries.

The Challenge: Surviving GIST in the Time of COVID-19

The Coronavirus outbreak has affected everyone across the globe in so many ways. In times like these, we must to continue to support each other as our mission to help enhance the survival and quality of life for GIST patients intensifies. Partner with us today by donating to support the continuation of this mission.

By |2020-03-30T15:15:13-04:00March 30th, 2020|Fundraising, News|

Expressing Our Thanks to Our GIST Specialists

Lost in the relentless coverage of the COVD-19 pandemic are the many cancer patients trying to survive and needing to access quality medical care. Our gratitude goes out to all those physicians that have gone above and beyond to serve our GIST patients during this time.

By |2020-03-30T08:59:04-04:00March 30th, 2020|News, Patient Support|

Creating Your Personal Cancer Survival Plan

This Personal Cancer Survival Plan is based upon practical observations gained from my experience [Norman Scherzer] of keeping my wife alive with a rare cancer called GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor) for 22 years after she was given six months to live, and hundreds of patient medical histories and stories that come across The Life Raft Group forums and medical databases.

By |2019-08-29T11:51:08-04:00July 10th, 2019|GIST Education, GIST Survival Plan, News, Patient Support, Video|

A Year in Review: 2016 Executive Director’s Report

Norman Scherzer, Executive Director The Life Raft Group at its core is a love story—a love shared between a husband and wife, a mother and daughter, a brother, a sister, parents, grandparents [...]

By |2018-10-30T09:26:46-04:00November 30th, 2016|Executive Director's Report, Newsletter|

Becoming a “Patient Champion”: Strategies for Caregivers

Navigating the waters of medical treatment can be not only confusing, but also potentially deadly. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, one in seven Medicare patients in hospitals experiences a medical error. [...]

By |2018-10-30T09:52:54-04:00April 8th, 2016|Newsletter, Patient Support, Survival Strategies|