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15th Pediatric and Wildtype Clinic Provides Support and Education

The 15th Pediatric and Wildtype GIST Clinic was recently held at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland on July 5 - 7, 2017. The Clinic is a collaborative effort between clinicians and [...]

By | 2018-07-16T14:45:36+00:00 August 16th, 2017|GIST Education, News, Pediatric GIST|

Quadruple-Negative GIST Tumors May Be More Likely To Harbor NF1 Mutations As Well

In a pre-print electronic publication of the July 7, 2016 edition of Clinical Cancer Research, a team of Italian researchers examined the link between “Quadruple-Negative” GISTs (those that do not exhibit KIT, PDGFRA, or BRAF [...]

By | 2016-07-19T14:28:46+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Clinical Trials, News, Research|

How to be a GIST Hero: Donating Tissue for GIST Research

For  patients who have recently been diagnosed with cancer, donating a tissue sample is probably the last thing on their minds. But it’s an important consideration. Researchers often rely on donated tissue to advance research [...]

By | 2016-06-10T13:15:27+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Newsletter, Research, Tissue Bank|

Life Fest 2014 Research Update Pt1

LRG Research Update presented by Dr. Anette Duensing, Dr. Jonathan Fletcher and Dr. Brian Rubin. Some statements in this video refer specifically to studies being discussed.   [button color="blue" link="https://liferaftgroup.org/life-fest-2014-videos/" size="default" target="_self" block="false"]View all of [...]

By | 2016-01-12T12:38:01+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Video|

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