In a recent study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine identified new therapeutic targets that could lead to new treatment options for patients. The study, published in the February 18, 2021 online edition of Oncogene, found that specific cell-to-cell communication influences GIST biology and is strongly associated with cancer progression and metastasis.
Dr. Jonathan Trent, GIST Specialist at Sylvester Cancer Center and Dr. Andrew Rosenberg, also a GIST Specialist at Sylvester, have co-authored a book dedicated to sarcoma diagnosis and management with other sarcoma experts specifically for the purpose of giving oncologists a credible authority to 'go-to' for sarcoma knowledge.
On September 17, 2020, the Life Raft Group invited Dr. David Josephy, President of GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada, to present his highly acclaimed GIST 101: GIST Biology, Genetics and Pathology - an overview of the biology, genetics and pathology of GIST - for the members of Henzo Kenya, a patient advocacy group for GIST and CML patients in Kenya, Africa.
Chefs Rosemary & Drew Gabbe of The Fruited Plain in Parsippany, NJ, demonstrated how to cook LRG member Rob Taylor’s Happy Shrimp.
Dr. David Josephy, Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Guelph,Canada, and President of GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada presented GIST 101 during Virtual Life Fest 2020.
Oncology and surgical GIST experts shared the latest trends, insights and surgical options in GIST, and then answered questions.
Even though we weren’t together physically for our biennial Life Fest celebration, we united to spread a message of hope and positive messages while raising GIST awareness across the globe.
As part of our Virtual Life Fest celebration, we hosted a Virtual GIST Do It Walk on Sunday, July 12, 2020. The walk was held in memory of Ted Wolf, who lost his battle with GIST in 2018.
In this webinar, we discussed how to interpret your pathology report. We covered interpretation of all parts of a pathology report, beginning with understanding the final diagnosis and diagnostic comment.
Medicamentos actuales y emergentes “Existen muchas opciones terapéuticas disponibles, pero sigue siendo un desafío hacer coincidir el medicamento correcto con el paciente correcto” Recuerdo en mi memoria ... es junio de 2016, y acabo [...]