This year, Life Fest was celebrated July 15 – July 17. We incorporated the celebration of GIST Awareness Day at the Redondo Beach Marriott in Torrance, California. This year’s theme Our theme for Life Fest [...]
Dear friends, I would like to share a short story: My daughter Carolina was diagnosed with GIST back in January 2006, in Dallas, Texas.. She was 27 years old then. We were lucky enough [...]
Life with cancer is like tossing all your dreams, goals and achievements into a bag, shaking it up and dumping it onto the floor to be stomped upon. Some say I was lucky to get my diagnosis at age 16, before I had a career or a family to support.
The Life Raft Group is excited to announce its 8th anniversary of our biennial Life Fest conference, which gives patients and caregivers the opportunity to gather for a weekend of camaraderie, unique access [...]
Drug Development Panel with Stephen Miller of Blueprint Medicines, Tanya Momtahen of Sanofi and Dr. Sibyl Anderson of Bayer. View all of the Life Fest 2014 videos
Our biennial Life Fest convention was held November 7th – 9th at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe in New Jersey. It was a spectacular event filled with stories, laughter and tears shared by GISTERs, caregivers, [...]
Norman Scherzer - LRG Executive Director The Life Raft Group is proud to celebrate the 7th anniversary of our biennial Life Fest convention. At this unique event, hundreds of patients and caregivers have the [...]
Life Fest 2012 was not only the premier gathering of the Life Raft Group community but a celebration of our ten year anniversary as well!
Here is a presentation from Life Fest 2012 by Brian Rubin, M.D. about the current state of the LRG Research team.
Here is a presentation from Life Fest 2012 by Roberto Pazmino on the Life Raft Group Patient Registry.