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Why Do Cancer Patients Join Clinical Trials?

At the most basic level, cancer patients join clinical trials because of perceived value and perceived cost. In this context, perceived cost refers to more than just financial cost, although that is important. Perceived cost [...]

By | 2018-06-19T15:14:09+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Clinical Trials, News, Newsletter|

Clinical Trial Data Sharing: LRG’s Model for Collaboration

A recent report from the Institute of Medicine outlines the advantages of data sharing from clinical trials. The authors state that data sharing can lead to the discovery of new treatment modalities as well as [...]

By | 2015-03-03T14:13:16+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|Clinical Trials, News, Patient Registry, Tissue Bank|

LRG Accepting Applications For Third Virtual GIST Tumor Board

The Life Raft Group is opening up the application process for our third Virtual GIST Tumor Board, date to be determined. This time we are expanding our applications to review all GIST cases from around [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:46:50+00:00 February 12th, 2015|Events, GIST Education, News|

Life Raft Group Joins The Global Community In Honoring World Cancer Day 2015

The Life Raft Group joins the global community in honoring World Cancer Day 2015.We join with everyone in the cancer community: researchers, physicians, advocates, patient organizations, government agencies, and most importantly, patient and caregivers to [...]

By | 2018-09-12T08:52:22+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Advocacy, Events|

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