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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 |2019-09-16T13:13:09-05:00August 14th, 2019|News, Surgery, 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 |2019-07-08T13:14:19-05:00April 23rd, 2019|News, 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 |2019-04-04T11:56:59-05:00March 19th, 2019|News, 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 |2019-11-08T11:27:49-05:00January 8th, 2018|Nutrition, 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 [...]