Angel Selena Rodriguez was living what she considered a very normal life. She was studying medicine, playing violin in an orchestra, and enjoying painting and drawing, and university in Venezuela.
Em um artigo publicado em 29 de setembro de 2020, na revista "JAMA Network Open", o Dr. Jason Sicklick, Moores Cancer Center, UCSD, e colegas relataram que o teste genético é custo-efetivo e benéfico para pacientes com GIST metastático recém-diagnosticados. .
Cada miembro tiene una historia única, pero todos reflejan el coraje intrínseco de quien enfrenta el desafío de GIST. Leslie Pastén Rojas comparte su historia.
En un artículo publicado el 29 de septiembre de 2020 en la revista “JAMA Network Open”, Dr. Jason Sicklick, Moores Cancer Center, UCSD y sus colegas informaron que las pruebas genéticas son costo efectivas y beneficiosas para los pacientes recién diagnosticados con GIST metastásico.
On September 17, 2020, the Life Raft Group invited Dr. David Josephy, President of GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada, to present his highly acclaimed GIST 101: GIST Biology, Genetics and Pathology - an overview of the biology, genetics and pathology of GIST - for the members of Henzo Kenya, a patient advocacy group for GIST and CML patients in Kenya, Africa.
On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, LRG Global Consultant & Executive Director of Fundación GIST Chile, Piga Fernández, (GIST survivor & advocate), attended ae climatic event at Palacio de La Moneda (La Moneda), where the President Piñera of Chile took the final steps to sign the 'Ley de Cáncer Claudio Mora' guaranteeing healthcare protections for Chilean cancer patients.
The New Horizons GIST 2020 Virtual Meeting kicked off on Thursday September 10th at 8am EST. Meeting since 2003, these patient advocates for various cancers split off to a GIST-only meeting several years ago. This year’s meeting, originally planned for Berlin, Germany, was held virtually September 10-12th.
On Friday, August 21, The Life Raft Group hosted a virtual meeting entitled “GIST Patient Advocacy during the 'New Normal' of the COVID 19 Pandemic.” Designed for representatives from global GIST advocacy organizations, its purpose was to provide a forum for the international community to discuss challenges they are facing, and to share experiences and best practices.
GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada is pleased to invite you to register for our first online event. Our "GIST LEARN Online" webinar will use Zoom video and audio conferencing to provide education and support for people living Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST), a rare sarcoma cancer that can occur anywhere along the GI tract.
Henzo Kenya celebrated GIST Awareness Day all week, July 12th to 17th, by sharing information about GIST and giving messages of hope.