Monthly Archives: April 2005


Avraham Anidjar – In Memoriam

Life Raft member Avraham Anidjar of Los Angeles died April 17 after a seven-year battle with GIST. He was 51, and leaves his wife, Sara, and four children. This was the message she sent to the Life Raft.

By |2014-09-03T11:40:54-04:00April 17th, 2005|In Memoriam|

Alan Fink – In Memoriam

Alan L. “Alf” Fink died Wednesday, April 13, 2005 after a long battle with GIST. He was 45. Alan was diagnosed in September of 2000. He had surgery weeks later, and also underwent a then-new clinical procedure called photodynamic therapy, which involves using lasers to burn tumor cells after administration of a drug that makes the cancer more sensitive to the laser treatment.

By |2014-09-03T11:40:54-04:00April 13th, 2005|In Memoriam|
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