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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 |2014-07-02T12:36:29-04:00July 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 |2013-12-06T23:00:16-04:00December 6th, 2013|Advocacy, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment, News, Research|

LRG Research Team members publish results of imatinib combination study

Drs. Jonathan Fletcher, of Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard University and Maria Debiec-Rychter, of the Catholic University in Leuven, Belgium, members of the LRG Research Team were part of a recently published study that looked at the effectiveness of GDC-0941, a PI3K inhibitor when used in combination with imatinib (Gleevec).

By |2014-09-14T11:32:10-04:00February 1st, 2013|News, Research|

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