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Genetic Alliance Event Invites Collaboration

Genetic Alliance recently held an event in Chapel Hill, N.C. that brought together patient advocates, scientists and representatives from the pharmaceutical industry in a unique “speed-dating” format. Disease advocacy organizations were invited to present briefly [...]

By |2018-10-30T11:28:10-04:00December 16th, 2015|Advocacy, Newsletter|

Adjuvant Imatinib Study Updates Results

A recent study further documented the advantage of three years of adjuvant imatinib versus one year in high-risk GIST patients. The study, which is to be published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, was authored by [...]

By |2018-10-30T13:56:09-04:00December 16th, 2015|Gleevec, News, Newsletter, Research, Survival Strategies|

Conditional Disease-free Survival after GIST Resection Improves Over Time

In a recent study led by Danielle A Bischof, MD of Johns Hopkins and published in JAMA Surgery, the authors propose a new way of estimating disease-free survival for GIST patients – Conditional Disease-free Survival [...]

By |2019-04-08T09:46:50-04:00March 24th, 2015|News, Risk Assessment|

Life Fest 2014: What’s New in the Science of GIST?

In addition to spending time catching up with fellow patients and caregivers and attending the myriad of useful workshops featured at Life Fest 2014, participants were treated to an update of what is new in [...]

By |2018-07-26T12:21:11-04:00December 8th, 2014|GIST Education, News, Research|

Expert patient training program a success

The LRG is proud to announce that the inaugural class of our GIST Expert Patient Training Program has been completed. The class, which was open to GIST patients, caregivers, and other members oaf the extended GIST community, was comprised of just under 20 students and was a comprehensive offering designed to help participants better understand the science behind GIST.

By |2019-09-20T11:26:37-04:00July 2nd, 2014|GIST Education, News|

The Life Raft Group Attends 18th Annual CTOS Meeting in NYC

From October 30th to November 2nd the Life Raft Group staff members attended the annual Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) Meeting in NYC.

By |2019-09-20T11:36:08-04:00December 6th, 2013|Advocacy, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment, News, Research|