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2015 Annual Report – Patient Support and Education

Patient support and education is a vital part of the LRG’s mission. In 2015, we expanded our reach with four GIST Days of Learning (GDOLs) held in San Diego and Orange County, California, Chicago [...]

By | 2018-08-01T12:25:26+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Annual Report, GIST Education, Patient Support|

GDOL Miami Attracts Large Attendance This Year

Over 80 GISTers and their loved ones gathered from all over to attend the 3rd annual GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) in Miami, held on February 9, to hear from the team of experts at University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center.

By | 2018-07-23T10:43:59+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|Advocacy, GIST Education, News, Patient Support|

First GDOL Chicago hits a homerun!

Our first Chicago GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) was a huge success! Over 50 GISTers and their families gathered for a great day of learning, and sharing experiences. It was wonderful to get to meet so many new people and reconnect with old friends.

By | 2016-04-01T14:42:00+00:00 June 11th, 2013|GIST Education, Gleevec, News, Patient Support, Survival Strategies|

Why Should I Participate in the Patient Registry?

The Life Raft Group’s Patient Registry gives GIST patients an opportunity to contribute to finding a cure by sharing information on their medical status, treatments and side effects. This information is kept in a comprehensive [...]

By | 2016-03-14T14:13:02+00:00 September 20th, 2012|Clinical Trials, Patient Registry, Tissue Bank|

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