As many of you know, The Life Raft Group has developed a sophisticated database to track GIST patients around the world and we have learned many lessons along the way. We have observed first-hand [...]
The LRG 2016 GIST Days of Learning Tour (GDOL) made a stop in New York City on June 29th. A GIST Day of Learning is a free, one-day program that provides both education and [...]
On February 1, 2016, the commercial launch of the generic version of imatinib mesylate (Gleevec), originally for CML (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia), was approved by the FDA and became available for the first time [...]
Representatives from ten Latin American countries gathered on May 17 in Miami, Florida, for the sixth annual meeting of Alianza GIST to discuss issues related to advocacy work in their region, last year’s accomplishments [...]
The Life Raft Group, in partnership with the National Institutes of Health, is pleased to announce that the second meeting of the NIH-LRG Virtual GIST Tumor Board was held on October 3, 2014. Virtual GIST [...]
GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada held its 3rd Annual Day of Learning on October 18, 2014 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in Vancouver, BC. Speakers includes Dr. [...]
A Wildtype GIST Clinic has been announced by the National Institutes of Health, USA. The upcoming “Pediatric and Wildtype GIST Clinic” at the NIH is scheduled for June, 10th-12th, 2015. There are spots available for [...]
With the beautiful mountains of Switzerland and Lake Zurich in the background, 44 GIST Patient representatives from 28 countries and 32 patient groups/organizations convened in Zurich for the New Horizons GIST meeting from May 14-17, 2014.
Over 80 GISTers and their loved ones gathered from all over to attend the 3rd annual GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) in Miami, held on February 9, to hear from the team of experts at University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center.
GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) Miami 2014 was a huge success. Click the link below to view some photos from the event.