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LRG Webcast Series: When to Consider Surgery

Most GIST patients will see a surgeon at some point during their treatment. This webcast will address the issues surrounding the decision to have an operation and considers that surgical options depend on a number of factors such as tumor location, tumor size, tumor number, response to drug therapy, and risk of recurrence.

By |2020-07-09T17:15:57-04:00August 14th, 2019|GIST Education, Surgery, Webcast|

LRG Webcast: GIST – El punto de vista del patólogo

Presentación del Dr. Chris Corless, profesor de patología en la Universidad de Oregón. Habla desde experiencia como patólogo trabajando con los tumores del estroma gastrointestinal (GIST). Nos actualiza sobre diagnóstico, mutaciones, riesgos de recurrencia, resistencia [...]

By |2020-07-09T16:39:11-04:00July 8th, 2019|Global, Webcast|

LRG Webcast: Symptom and Side Effect Management

Symptom and Side Effect Management of GIST Treatment GIST and its treatment can cause a variety of symptoms. Adequate management of symptoms can improve a patient’s quality of life. Proper management can also allow [...]

By |2020-07-09T17:07:58-04:00June 20th, 2019|GIST Education, Side Effects, Webcast|

LRG Webcast: Genetic Testing and SDHx Mutations

Genetic Testing and SDHx Mutations: What do they have to do with PGL/GIST/Pheos? This webcast highlights how SDHx mutations impact risks for paraganglioma, pheochromocytomas, and GIST, why genetic testing is helpful for any diagnosis [...]

By |2020-07-09T16:27:33-04:00May 7th, 2019|GIST Education, Mutational Testing, Webcast|

LRG Webcast: GI Stromal Tumors: A PatholoGIST’s Point of View

GI Stromal Tumors: A PatholoGIST's Point of View Mutational Testing in GIST Mutational Testing in GIST is a vital component for survival, especially as cancer treatment becomes more individualized. In this webcast, Dr. Chris [...]

By |2020-07-09T16:44:24-04:00April 23rd, 2019|GIST Education, Mutational Testing, Webcast|

LRG Webcast: The Biology of GIST – What Every Patient Needs to Know

Wondering what in the world Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) is? Longtime friend of the Life Raft Group and LRG Science Team member, Dr. David Josephy, presented the basics of cell biology in cancer, focusing [...]

By |2020-07-09T16:52:53-04:00March 19th, 2019|GIST Education, Newly Diagnosed, Webcast|

LRG Webcast: What is SDH, How Is It Related to Cancer, and What Can Be Done About It?

SDH is a protein that is based in the mitochondria. Its loss causes a major energy and metabolic crisis. Despite this, some types of cells can 'benefit' from the loss of SDH and continue to [...]

By |2018-12-12T11:18:57-05:00November 2nd, 2018|Webcast|

LRG Webcast Series: Nutrition and Healthy Living with GIST

While Dr. Guhagarkar is a GIST patient, this webcast would benefit anyone who struggles with these issues, regardless of the disease they have. We believe that patients and caregivers sharing their experiences plays an important part in helping fellow patients live better with their disease and side effects.

By |2020-07-09T16:18:40-04:00January 8th, 2018|GIST Education, Nutrition, Webcast|
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