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GIST Collaborative Tissue Bank: A researcher’s perspective

The Life Raft Group GIST Collaborative Tissue Bank consists of a collection of tumor specimens from a large number of patients, stored at Stanford University. The advantages of having a tissue bank for a rare [...]

By | 2018-07-31T10:37:57+00:00 February 10th, 2016|News, Newsletter, Research, Tissue Bank|

LRG Research Team Member Anette Duensing Receives 2014 GIST Award

The GIST Group Switzerland recently awarded its Science Prize to Dr. Anette Duensing, Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and a member of the LRG’s Research Team. GIST Group [...]

By | 2018-09-10T10:19:51+00:00 February 4th, 2015|News, Research|

Protein Complex Believed To Be Cancer-Causing Gene

A recent study from MD Anderson provides insight into a protein complex that plays a significant role in cancer.In the study at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer center, similarities were drawn between bean [...]

By | 2018-09-10T08:41:45+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Drug Treatment, News, Research|

Life Fest 2014: What’s New in the Science of GIST?

In addition to spending time catching up with fellow patients and caregivers and attending the myriad of useful workshops featured at Life Fest 2014, participants were treated to an update of what is new in [...]

By | 2018-07-26T12:21:11+00:00 December 8th, 2014|GIST Education, News, Research|

The Life Raft Group Attends 18th Annual CTOS Meeting in NYC

From October 30th to November 2nd the Life Raft Group staff members attended the annual Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) Meeting in NYC.

By | 2013-12-06T23:00:16+00:00 December 6th, 2013|Advocacy, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment, News, Research|

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