Danijel Romic with his 2 children Danijel Romic, a 34-year old GIST patient from Crikvenica in Croatia, was faced with a challenge. Diagnosed with GIST in 2014, he did not have access [...]
"Summer, Summer almost here. Let’s give summer a big fat cheer! Of this fact, I’m surely clear: summer is the best time of year." ~Tim Rasinski Many people love the warm sun, [...]
The digestive system is a group of organs that work together to feed the entire body by converting food into energy and basic nutrients. Food is ingested through the mouth; passed through the esophagus into the stomach; and filtered through the small intestine, pancreas and liver. Based on its particular function, each organ contributes in different ways to turn the food we eat into the nutrients we need.
According to a 2015 report by the National Alliance of Caregivers, approximately 43.5 million adults in the United States provided unpaid care to an adult or child in 2015. Caregivers come from diverse demographic [...]
A recent study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting on vitamin supplements and their role in the increased risk of cancer and heart disease has raised concerns. Although the [...]
A recent comprehensive review of the literature of the PubMed database and of the clinical experiences of oncologists and dermatologists concerning patients with regorafenib (Stivarga) related hand-foot skin reaction (HFSR) was published in the [...]
Interviewing Dr. Monica “mOe” Anderson is like having a cup of tea with a friend with all the requisite perks: laughter, sharing of life philosophies and sound advice, and mutual respect. Dr. Anderson is [...]
Reprinted and revised from the February, 2011 LRG Newsletter. With Valentine’s Day looming, thoughts turn to relationships. There are often unrealistic expectations of the day: a dozen red roses, a satin heart filled with [...]
Jerry Call, Science Director On Wednesday, September 17, the Life Raft Group hosted “Virtual Roundtable with Jerry Call,” the second session in its Virtual Roundtable series. The live Q&A with the LRG [...]
Meditation has been used for centuries to relax the body and calm the mind. For cancer patients, it can be a powerful tool to help alleviate the fears and anxieties that accompany a cancer diagnosis.