The LRG held a GIST Mentor training day in our offices in Wayne, NJ, in October 2019. The gallery includes photos of the new GIST Mentors, LRG staff. One of the training days was on Halloween so some of the staff dressed up. These photos were taken by David Josephy of Life Raft Group Canada.
The Life Raft Group held a GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) in Portland, at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), on June 22nd, 2019. GDOLs are free, one-day programs that provide both education and [...]
A GIST DO IT Walk was held prior to GDOL Portland 2019 at OHSU on 6/22/2019. GDOL participants walk to raise awareness and funds for GIST education.
Our first ever GIST DO IT Walk took place on the morning of July 15, 2018 at Margaret Pace Park in Miami, Florida. Patients, caregivers, doctors, friends, families, and virtual participants walked to raise funds [...]
The Life Raft Group was proud to celebrate the 9th anniversary of our biennial Life Fest conference. At this unique event, patients and caregivers have the opportunity to gather for a weekend of camaraderie [...]
The fourteenth annual “Night to Fight Cancer” to benefiting the Life Raft Group’s research programs took place on October 19, 2017 at Midtown Loft and Terrace in New York City. This year Jerry Cudzil, [...]
PICTURED: Dr. Jason Sicklick, Deb Melikian,Norman Scherzer, & Malcolm Aste Record numbers attended our GIST Day of Learning on July 15th in La Jolla, California. Over 100 people gathered to [...]
This year, Life Fest was celebrated July 15 – July 17. We incorporated the celebration of GIST Awareness Day at the Redondo Beach Marriott in Torrance, California. This year’s theme Our theme for Life Fest [...]
GDOLs are free, one-day programs that provide both education and support for the GIST community. Top GIST specialists present the latest on research and treatment options and provide a comprehensive review of the science [...]