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Sharing Health Conditions with Your Employer

Sharing health conditions with your employer can be a difficult yet important decision you may have to make. Maybe you’ve been diagnosed with a serious health condition recently or you may always have had [...]

By | 2018-10-12T09:02:05+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Coping with GIST, Newly Diagnosed, News, Patient Support|

Norman J. Scherzer presenting the Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium at the Biden Cancer Summit

Norman J. Scherzer of the Life Raft Group presenting the Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium at the Biden Cancer Summit. Learn More about the Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium [...]

By | 2018-09-26T13:11:21+00:00 September 26th, 2018|News, SDH-Deficient GIST, Video|

Real World Evidence in Action: The LRG Research Model

Although targeted medicine has brought about immense progress in cancer treatment, there are still enormous challenges regarding patient survival. Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) driven by lab-based research have been the gold standard for identifying [...]

By | 2018-08-15T13:07:09+00:00 August 15th, 2018|News, Research|

The Werners – Finding the New Normal Living with Wildtype GIST

Left to right: Arianna, Tiffany, Cameron, Bryce and Chris Werner Bryce Werner was a regular middle-schooler living an average 12-year-old life in Pennsylvania when suddenly everything was thrown wildly left of normal [...]

By | 2018-07-06T12:25:25+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Member Stories, News, Newsletter|

New Technology Developed Which Can Predict GIST Patient’s Response to Drugs with Amazing Accuracy

Researchers have developed a test that can accurately identify over 20% of GIST patients that are unlikely to respond to currently approved treatments. In addition, it can identify which patients need a higher dose [...]

By | 2018-07-09T09:57:06+00:00 June 29th, 2018|GIST Education, Mutational Testing, News, Newsletter|

GIST Updates from the ASCO Annual Meeting 2018

Executive Director, Norman Scherzer, and Real World Evidence Data Scientist, Dr. Yu Wang, of the Life Raft Group recently attended the ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncologists) 2018 meeting in Chicago. Dr. Wang describes [...]

By | 2018-07-05T20:42:52+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Clinical Trials, News, Research|

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