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New in SDH-Deficient Research – The Paraganglioma* Preclinical Project

The Pediatric SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium, which was launched at the Biden Cancer Summit, consists of an impressive team of researchers, clinicians, academics, and patient advocacy groups. A member of our consortium, Dr. Joshua D. [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:34:57+00:00December 17th, 2018|News, Newsletter, Research|

The Life Raft Group Announces an Innovative Consortium to Accelerate Cancer Research at the Biden Cancer Summit

WAYNE, N.J. and WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21, 2018) - The Life Raft Group announces at the Biden Cancer Summit a new initiative to strengthen and advance research for effective treatments of a rare subset of [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:33:41+00:00September 21st, 2018|Pediatric GIST, Research, SDH-Deficient GIST|

A New Lifeline – The Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium

The Life Raft Group is excited to cast a new lifeline to increase the quality of life and survival rates of Pediatric and SDH-Deficient GIST patients worldwide through the establishment of a collaborative research [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:34:45+00:00September 21st, 2018|Pediatric GIST, Research|

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 |2018-10-29T13:38:22+00:00August 15th, 2018|News, Research|

LRG Discusses Importance of Real World Evidence in GIST Research at the FDA

On April 6th, 2018, Executive Director, Norman Scherzer; Data Analyst, Jerry Call; Real World Evidence Scientist, Yu Wang, and Patient Registry Director, Denisse Montoya, of The Life Raft Group, were invited to present at [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:42:27+00:00June 29th, 2018|Newsletter, Research|

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 |2018-10-29T13:43:20+00:00June 18th, 2018|Clinical Trials, News, Research|

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