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Henzo Kenya Holds Psychological Support and Wellness Conference

Henzo Kenya,  the CML and GIST support organization in Kenya, Africa held a conference at the Nairobi Hospital in the New Lecture Theatre Hall on Psychological Support and Wellness for [...]

By |2018-11-01T15:48:45-04:00November 3rd, 2015|Events, GIST Education, News, Patient Support|

I found a friend in the LRG

I was caught up in a whirlwind when I found out that I had cancer on a Monday morning in October of 2011. I was admitted to the hospital that same day in preparation to have emergency surgery the next morning to remove the tumors and then found out I had GIST - all in a 24 hour period! I felt like my world had turned upside down and shortly after that during my recovery, I was lucky enough to find Life Raft.

By |2019-09-20T14:25:37-04:00June 1st, 2012|News|

Meet Dirk Niebaum, our new Montana Local Rep

I became acquainted with the Life Raft Group shortly after my forty-seventh birthday. On August 7, 2008 I underwent emergency surgery for what was thought to be a ruptured, encapsulated appendix. I went into surgery believing they had finally solved the mystery of the one-and-a-half year-old history of intermittent gastrointestinal bleeding Unfortunately, I woke up to discover that I had a rare form of cancer called GIST but I was told not to worry.

By |2019-09-20T15:08:28-04:00April 1st, 2012|News|
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