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International Focus on the Power of Real World Data to Enhance Advocacy Efforts

New Horizons 2019 Meeting Gathers Advocates in NJ Not many of our readers know that The Life Raft Group has been involved with a global network of advocates since its inception. Every year country [...]

By |2019-06-20T15:02:23-04:00June 20th, 2019|Global, News, Newsletter|

International Collaborations – Salud con Datos 2019

International collaborations accelerate patient advocacy and affect policy changes and treatment protocols On May 7th, representatives from Colombia, Chile, Mexico, and The Life Raft Group assembled for the annual Salud con Datos [...]

By |2019-07-03T15:15:33-04:00June 20th, 2019|Global, News, Newsletter|

Update on a New Clinical Trial Offered to Eligible GIST Patients

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals is testing an investigational drug called ripretinib (DCC-2618) as a potential new treatment option for patients living with GIST. About Ripretinib Ripretinib is an oral investigational drug designed to treat GISTs that [...]

By |2019-06-20T14:58:27-04:00June 20th, 2019|Clinical Trials, News, Newsletter|

One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) Advocates for Cancer Patients

OVAC is a coalition of over 50 nonprofit cancer organizations that advocate on behalf of cancer patients to deliver a unified message to Congress and to the White House on the need for increased [...]

By |2019-07-02T14:28:52-04:00June 20th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Newsletter|

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