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Collaborative Effort Produces Position Paper on Need for Advanced Biomarker Testing

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.

By |2022-08-15T16:05:39-04:00August 15th, 2022|Mutational Testing, News, Research|

LRG Staff Commentary on ASCO22 Presentations/Posters

The Life Raft Group Data Management & Research and Communications Team attended remotely to gain knowledge of current research in GIST and to track breaking news and social media networking. In this post, we present commentary on several presentations and posters.

By |2022-06-17T11:26:32-04:00June 17th, 2022|Conferences, News, Research|

LRG Staffer Presents at the 99th Virtual Patient Support Group

In March, Director of Data Mgmt and Research, Sahibjeet Kaur joined the GIST experts of AIIMS for the 99th Virtual Patient Support Group addressing patients from India.

By |2022-04-01T14:19:59-04:00April 1st, 2022|Advocacy, Global, News, Patient Support, Research|

Understanding sarcoma drug resistance one cell at a time

A new article published this month is presented by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology. Understanding Sarcoma Drug Resistance One Cell at a Time discusses that the focus in GIST research is moving from the current focus on just histology, proteomics, and tumor genetics enabled by tumor samples, cell lines and mouse models which are limited in rare cancers like SDH-deficient GIST.

By |2022-01-27T14:56:49-05:00January 27th, 2022|News, Research|

Breaking News: Additional Commentary for “It’s Time to Rethink Placebos in Advanced GIST” – LRG Science

In this issue of LRG Science, we present additional commentary on our Sept. issue: "It's Time to Rethink Placebos in Advanced GIST".

By |2021-11-11T13:53:14-05:00November 9th, 2021|LRG Science, News, Research|
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