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.
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 email@example.com with the subject line SUBSCRIBE LRG SCIENCE.
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 [...]
“You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go! Dear SDH-deficient GIST [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Life Raft Group is excited to announce that we will be partnering with the National Institutes of Health to launch the first Pediatric GIST Virtual Tumor Board!* Due to severe funding cuts that reduced [...]