During this webcast presentation, Dr. Michael Heinrich will discuss these two new treatment options for advanced GIST. Dr. Heinrich will explain how each of these drugs works to target mutations for which there has previously been no targeted treatment and discuss the current coronavirus outbreak.
The Ottawa GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) was hosted by the Life Raft Group Canada and the LRG's Pete Knox presented on SideEQ virtually.
This webinar teaches the basics of The Life Raft Group's new software, GIST CHAT, which will replace our patient ListServ.
Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar discusses the dental and oral complications of drugs used in GIST treatment and treatment of these side effects.
Blueprint Medicines hosted a webinar for the GIST patient and caregiver community about Avapritinib, an investigational medicine for people with advanced GIST.
SPAEN (Sarcoma Patients EuroNet) Presents Webinar Webinar "Novel therapy options in GIST: What's on the horizon?" was presented by Dr. Jonathan Trent, Professor of Medicine, Associate Director, Clinical Research Director, Sarcoma Medical Research Program [...]
This Personal Cancer Survival Plan is based upon practical observations gained from my experience [Norman Scherzer] of keeping my wife alive with a rare cancer called GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor) for 22 years after she was given six months to live, and hundreds of patient medical histories and stories that come across The Life Raft Group forums and medical databases.
The Life Raft Group held a GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) in Portland, at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), on June 22nd, 2019. Top GIST specialists presented the latest on research and treatment options and provided a comprehensive review of the science behind GIST.
Norman Scherzer was invited to speak at three prestigious events this spring; participating in a roundtable discussion, presenting a cancer survival plan, and speaking to a patient advocacy group. As a direct [...]
Symptom and Side Effect Management of GIST Treatment Listen to the Webcast GIST and its treatment can cause a variety of symptoms. Adequate management of symptoms can improve a patient’s quality [...]