Celebrate GIST Awareness Day (GAD) at a GIST Day of Learning from 8-11am on July 20th at The Nairobi Hospital Cancer Center with Henzo Kenya, in partnership with The Nairobi Hospital and The Max Foundation. [...]
The Max Foundation is planning a special day for Friends of Max (FOM) on Sunday, July 14th in Mumbai, India to observe and celebrate GIST Day of Awareness (GAD) 2019. This is the annual Patient [...]
A GIST Awareness Day event presented by Fundación GIST Chile on July 13, 2019 Día internacional de la concientización del GIST Colaboremos para lograr tener diagnósticos oportunos y tratamientos adecuados para los pacientes con GIST, [...]
This Personal Cancer Survival Plan is based upon practical observations gained from my experience [Norman Scherzer] of keeping my wife alive with a rare cancer called GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor) for 22 years after she was given six months to live, and hundreds of patient medical histories and stories that come across The Life Raft Group forums and medical databases.
Our first ever GIST DO IT Walk took place on the morning of July 15, 2018 at Margaret Pace Park in Miami, Florida. Patients, caregivers, doctors, friends, families, and virtual participants walked to raise funds [...]
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. [...]
On July 13th, the Life Raft Group will be celebrating the third annual GIST Awareness Day! Every year, our goal is to increase awareness about GIST worldwide. This year, we are celebrating GAD with our [...]
The LRG is gearing up for our third annual GIST Awareness Day (GAD) on July 13, 2017 with our theme, Be a #Hero4Cancer. GIST Awareness Day was created in 2014 with the goal of raising [...]
The Gift of Time theme applies to everyone. If you are newly diagnosed, a long-term survivor, a caregiver, a doctor, a student and just about anyone – this is an opportunity to recognize how valuable time is.