Collaborations – New Horizons GIST Conference

Our Spring to GIST Awareness Day Campaign Continues! Our spring fundraising campaign is all about Fueling GIST Research and we will be sharing examples of all the ways The Life Raft Group is involved [...]

By |2023-06-14T15:29:47-04:00May 25th, 2023|Conferences, Fundraising, News, Research|

Annual NORD Breakthrough Summit Tackles a Diversity of Rare Disease Issues

I was fortunate to be able attend the @NationalOrganizationforRareDisorders Rare Diseases + Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit (#NORDSummit) on October 17-18  in-person in Washington, DC via a full scholarship. During this highly anticipated [...]

By |2022-10-21T10:09:41-04:00October 21st, 2022|Advocacy, Conferences, News|

LRG Staff Commentary on ASCO22 Presentations/Posters

The Life Raft Group Data Management & Research and Communications Team attended remotely to gain knowledge of current research in GIST and to track breaking news and social media networking. In this post, we present commentary on several presentations and posters.

By |2022-06-17T11:26:32-04:00June 17th, 2022|Conferences, News, Research|

Highlight of the “Rare Cancers: Great Unmet Medical Needs” Conference

One highlight of the "Rare Cancers: Great Unmet Medical Needs" CME Conference, hosted by Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center and co-sponsored by the Jed Ian Taxel Foundation for Rare Cancer Research, was a presentation on sarcomas by Dr. Gary K. Schwartz, member of the LRG Medical Advisory Board.

By |2022-04-27T15:06:14-04:00April 27th, 2022|Conferences, Events, News|

CTOS 2020 Virtual Session – Key Highlights

CTOS 2020 was conducted virtually from November 18th through the 21st, given the nature of our current environment, much of the content of the conference centered on COVID-19 and its impact on cancer patients, but there were a number of sessions and presentations and posters devoted to GIST as well.

By |2020-12-10T21:48:53-05:00December 10th, 2020|Conferences, News|
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