Piga Fernández

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Alianza GIST meets in Zurich, Switzerland

Alianza GIST members from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Venezuela, Guatemala, Mexico, and Spain joined representatives from the Life Raft Group in Zurich, Switzerland from May 14 to 17. The major focus of the meeting was to develop a new methodology in order to move towards Alianza GIST autonomy.

By |2019-09-20T15:49:32-04:00July 2nd, 2014|Advocacy, Events, GIST Education, Global, News, Patient Support|

Alianza GIST presents at Fifth International Cancer Control Congress (ICCC5)

Alianza GIST had the opportunity to give two presentations at the Fifth International Cancer Control Congress (ICCC5) in Lima, Peru at the beginning of November.

By |2019-06-03T16:48:55-04:00December 6th, 2013|Advocacy, Events, Global, News, Photos|

GIST patient shares her experience with Hospital

LRG Global Relations Coordinator Piga Fernández Kaempffer, a GIST patient, gave a conference about her own disease, drawing the attention of professionals, who carefully listened as she shared with them from her perspective the evolution of this pathology.

By |2019-09-20T12:35:20-04:00June 11th, 2013|Advocacy, Global, Member Stories, News|

Rodrigo Salas encourages universities to discuss GIST and other rare diseases

Rodrigo Salas, the President of Fundación GIST México, participated in the XVL Ordinary Session of the Mexican Academy of Faculties of Medicine on April 19

By |2019-09-20T12:35:50-04:00June 11th, 2013|Advocacy, Global, News|

Alianza GIST Meets in Miami

From March 25 through 28 representatives of 12 Latin American countries got together in Miami with representatives of The Life Raft Group, The Max Foundation, American Cancer Society, CODEVIDA, SixDegrees and the pharmaceutical industry in order to update themselves about GIST treatment and get trained on how to improve education, advocacy and patient support for the GIST community in Latin America.

By |2019-09-20T15:04:52-04:00April 1st, 2012|News|

Alianza GIST update: CME & Access Discussed

On November 16, representatives of 10 countries, and Susana Sarabia from The Max Foundation, got together in a teleconference conducted by Vicky Ossio, Alianza GIST Coordinator, and Sara Rothschild, LRG Global Relations Director. Despite the difference in hours, all participated with great enthusiasm

By |2019-09-26T15:43:12-04:00December 1st, 2011|News|

Fight or flight: A chance encounter in the sky compels one GISTer to do her part

The power and magic of the solidarity around me does not cease to amaze me! I remember having received the gift of airplane tickets to travel to my checkups from good people that I didn't even know, and I remember with immense gratitude the support of my family and friends who looked after my children while I was away.

By |2014-09-17T10:15:34-04:00February 1st, 2011|News|