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News from the 17th NIH Pediatric and Wildtype GIST Clinic

The NIH Pediatric and Wildtype GIST Clinic is a collaboration amongst researchers, specialists, patient advocates, patients and family members, with the goal of furthering the knowledge of SDH-deficient gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) in order to develop more effective therapies.

By |2019-10-29T09:22:18-04:00October 29th, 2019|News, Newsletter, SDH-Deficient GIST|

17th NIH Pediatric and Wildtype GIST Clinic Held

The 17th Pediatric and Wildtype GIST Clinic was held at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland on September 25-27, 2019. The Clinic was a collaboration amongst researchers, specialists, patient advocates, patients, and family members, with the goal of furthering the knowledge of SDH-deficient Gastrointestinal Stromal (GIST) tumors in order to develop more effective therapies.

By |2019-10-07T15:49:22-04:00October 7th, 2019|News, Research, SDH-Deficient GIST|

Treatment Responses in SDH-deficient GIST – LRG Science

The latest issue of LRG Science is titled, "Patient-reported Treatment Responses in Known/Likely SDH-deficient GISTS: An Analysis of The Life Raft Group Observational Registry." This study highlights the very unique research role that defines The Life Raft Group. Subscribe to LRG Science by emailing mgarland@liferaftgroup.org with the subject line SUBSCRIBE LRG SCIENCE.

By |2019-12-13T09:39:06-05:00August 13th, 2019|LRG Science, News, SDH-Deficient GIST|

LRG Webcast Series: Novel Therapies in GIST

SPAEN (Sarcoma Patients EuroNet) Presents Webinar Webinar "Novel therapy options in GIST: What's on the horizon?" was presented by Dr. Jonathan Trent, Professor of Medicine, Associate Director, Clinical Research Director, Sarcoma Medical Research Program [...]

By |2019-08-14T13:36:30-04:00July 31st, 2019|GIST Education, SDH-Deficient GIST, Webcast|

Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium Update

Setting the Pace for the Future In July of 2018 at Life Fest, The Life Raft Group brought together a team of pediatric & SDH-deficient GIST experts for a symposium focused on this rare [...]

By |2019-02-21T16:00:26-05:00February 21st, 2019|News, Newsletter, Pediatric GIST, SDH-Deficient GIST|

The Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium

Our Commitment to the Biden Cancer Initiative We are excited to launch an innovative initiative to strengthen and advance research for effective treatments of a rare subset of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) patients, who [...]

By |2018-10-30T12:14:09-04:00October 24th, 2018|Advocacy, Newsletter, SDH-Deficient GIST|

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 |2018-10-29T13:31:36-04:00September 26th, 2018|News, SDH-Deficient GIST, Video|

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 |2019-04-19T12:41:47-04:00September 21st, 2018|News, Pediatric GIST, Research, SDH-Deficient GIST|