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LRG Webcast Series: Nutrition and Healthy Living with GIST

Have you researched the subject, but would really rather hear the perspective only a fellow patient can provide? Listen to the informative webcast recording from Wednesday, December 13th from Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar MDS, who addressed these [...]

By | 2018-07-16T13:20:16+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Nutrition, Webcast|

Innovative Approach in GIST Research in the Era of Precision Medicine

Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian and the Life Raft Group have entered into a collaborative effort to advance research to find a cure for GIST using a novel therapeutic approach and patient-driven data. In [...]

By | 2017-07-13T10:03:05+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Video, Webcast|

GIST Patient Community Update on BLU-285 Clinical Program

Dr. Anthony Boral, Chief Medical Officer of Blueprint Medicines, provided an update on the clinical development of BLU-285, an investigational medicine being developed for patients with advanced GIST. The presentation included an update on results [...]

By | 2017-07-10T17:19:26+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Clinical Trials, Webcast|

Examining Kidney Toxicities of Sunitinib and Imatinib in Long-Term GIST Therapy

On September 19, 2016 the Life Raft Group was pleased to have Dr. Benjamin D. Humphreys, Chief of the Division of Nephrology at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, share his knowledge [...]

By | 2018-07-06T14:36:03+00:00 September 19th, 2016|GIST Education, Gleevec, Sutent, Webcast|

Webcast provides perspective on generic imatinib

On February 1, 2016, the commercial launch of the generic version of imatinib mesylate (Gleevec), originally for CML (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia), was approved by the FDA and became available for the first time in the [...]

By | 2017-10-31T13:31:38+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Generics, GIST Education, Newsletter, Webcast|

Informative webcast sheds light on mutational analysis

Dr. Chris Corless In August, the LRG Webcast Series presented “Mutational Analysis of GISTs: How, When and Why.” Dr. Christopher Corless of Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) presented the hour- long webcast [...]

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