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New Horizons – International Focus on the Power of Real World Data to Enhance Advocacy Efforts

New Horizons 2019 Meeting Gathers Advocates in NJ Not many of our readers know that The Life Raft Group has been involved with a global network of advocates since its inception. Every year country [...]

By |2019-08-21T11:02:58-04:00June 20th, 2019|Advocacy, Global, News, Newsletter|

One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) Advocates for Cancer Patients

OVAC is a coalition of over 50 nonprofit cancer organizations that advocate on behalf of cancer patients to deliver a unified message to Congress and to the White House on the need for increased [...]

By |2019-07-02T14:28:52-04:00June 20th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Newsletter|

State Leader Spotlight – John Abrams, Colorado, USA

John Abrams, our new LRG State Leader for Colorado, has a vision of helping others cope with GIST. John’s story spans a journey with three types of cancer. First, misdiagnosed in 1997 with leiomyosarcoma, [...]

By |2019-07-03T09:26:03-04:00June 20th, 2019|Advocacy, Member Stories, Patient Support|

National Integrated Cancer Control Act Approved in the Philippines

WE DID IT! National Integrated Cancer Control Act is Approved! Contributed by Rod Padua / President, Touched By Max PHILIPPINES In a country of 104 million, there are approximately 141,021 new cancer cases in [...]

By |2019-03-13T14:57:26-04:00March 13th, 2019|Advocacy, Global, News|

Global Representative Spotlight – Florence Thwagi, Kenya

My Journey with GIST My name is Florence Thwagi, and I am 53-years-old. I am an Executive Board Member of Henzo Kenya, an advocacy group that creates awareness and support GIST patients in Kenya. [...]

By |2019-02-21T09:29:11-04:00February 21st, 2019|Advocacy, Member Stories, Newsletter, Patient Support|

Chile Cancer March Brings Change – Advocacy in Action!

Patients and Caregivers March! On December 4, 2018, President Sebastián Piñera, of Chile, signed the National Cancer Plan 2018 – 2028 and the National Cancer Law. LRG Global Consultant and Executive Director of Fundación [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:35:47-04:00December 17th, 2018|Advocacy, Global, News, Newsletter|

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