LRG Medical Advisory Board Member and GIST Specialist Dr. Neeta Somaiah shares on her life as a sarcoma specialist.
The Life Raft Group is celebrating our 20th anniversary as a nonprofit in 2022. Our Time to Tell the Stories features honor this legacy. GISTer Donald Prestage shares his story.
The Life Raft Group is launching two new private Facebook Support Groups for patients and their caregivers. These two groups are designed to provide a safe forum to discuss specific concerns in a closed [...]
PIGA FERNÁNDEZ, LRG GLOBAL CONSULTANT, GLOBAL GIST DIR., EXEC. DIRECTOR FUNDACIÓN GIST CHILE I was invited to participate in this symposium organized by the Civil Society of Uruguay, together with almost 30 [...]
The Life Raft Group was recently part of team of authors on a collaborative position paper entitled 'Undetected KIT and PDGFRA mutations: an under-recognised cause of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) incorrectly classified as wild-type published' in Pathology: The Journal of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia.
Recent articles have shed light on an issue of concern about counterfeits for patients who take imatinib myselate as part of their treatment for GIST.
GISTers, please consider participating in this awesome mosaic honoring all GIST thrivers that we're partnering with CogentBiosciences to create. Let's tell the world about GIST!
Life Fest has a roster of great GIST education programming but there's also time at the day's end to indulge in some local activities. Here's a list of some of the top attractions in NOLA.
El encuentro, organizado para conmemorar el Día Internacional de la Concientización del GIST en conjunto con la Fundación GIST Chile, destacó la necesidad y la importancia del diagnóstico precoz y las terapias personalizadas para mejorar la calidad de vida de los pacientes.
The Life Raft Group hosts two monthly support groups - one specifically for GISTers and the other for Caregivers which meet twice a month- via Zoom.