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GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada (LRGC) is pleased to invite you to register for our “GIST LEARN Online” virtual meeting on Saturday, November 20, 2021. The Annual General Meeting meeting will be held at the beginning of the videoconference.

For the past thirteen years, Life Raft Group Canada has been hosting GIST patient and caregiver meetings to provide support and education for those living with GIST. These events are open to GIST patients, caregivers, family members, friends, healthcare providers, and anyone who wishes to learn more about GIST.

LRGC Annual General Meeting

LRGC members have already been notified about our AGM. Everyone attending the November 20th GIST LEARN Online, is also welcome to attend the AGM portion of the meeting, although only LRGC members can participate in the voting procedures. Again this year, voting at the AGM will be conducted using Zoom polling.

New Horizons GIST 2021 Conference

The New Horizons GIST conferences traditionally focus on large annual meetings gathering over 50 representatives from 30 countries to discuss critical information that impacts the global GIST patient and medical communities.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact LRGC at malcolm.sutherland@liferaftgroup.ca



Dr. Joanna PrzybylJoanna Przybyl, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, McGill University
Principal Investigator, Cancer Research Program, Research Institute – McGill University Health Centre

David Josephy GIST Sarcoma LRG CanadaDavid Josephy, PhD
President, GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, retired.
David has been involved with GIST for the past 20+ years
Hazel McLeod GIST Sarcoma LRG CanadaHazel McLeod
Director, GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada.
Since 2018, Hazel has been leading roundtable discussions
with GIST patients and caregivers across Canada

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