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LRG Webcast Series: New Treatment Options for Advanced GIST & Concerns about the Coronavirus

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.

By |2020-07-09T17:38:29-04:00March 24th, 2020|Drug Treatment, GIST Education, Webcast|

Medicare 101: An Overview of the A, B, C, and Ds of Medicare

Kathy Sarmiento presents, The A B C’s of Medicare: Everything you need to know. Kathy explains everything from medicare costs and eligibility, to finding the right path for you.

By |2020-07-09T17:42:51-04:00September 13th, 2019|GIST Education, Patient Support, Webcast|

LRG Webcast Series: When to Consider Surgery

Most GIST patients will see a surgeon at some point during their treatment. This webcast will address the issues surrounding the decision to have an operation and considers that surgical options depend on a number of factors such as tumor location, tumor size, tumor number, response to drug therapy, and risk of recurrence.

By |2020-07-09T17:15:57-04:00August 14th, 2019|GIST Education, Surgery, Webcast|

LRG Webcast Series: Novel Therapies in 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 Sylvester [...]

By |2020-07-09T17:14:00-04:00July 31st, 2019|GIST Education, SDH-Deficient GIST, Video|

Creating Your Personal Cancer Survival Plan

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.

By |2019-08-29T11:51:08-04:00July 10th, 2019|GIST Education, GIST Survival Plan, News, Patient Support, Video|

GIST Day of Learning – GDOL Portland

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.

By |2019-09-23T15:59:29-04:00July 9th, 2019|GDOL, GIST Education, News|
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