Monthly Archives: October 2014

Strategies to rapidly identify and validate new therapies for GIST

By Dr. Anette Duensing, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and Dr. Maria Debiec-Rychter, KU Leuven, Belgium, LRG Research Team Dr. Maria Debiec-Rychter Dr. Anette Duensing Although most GISTs initially respond well [...]

By |2019-09-20T12:36:26-04:00October 24th, 2014|Drug Treatment, News, Research|

A bold and important act: Glenita Mungcal’s legacy helps to support research

Glenita Mungcal My mother, Glenita Mungcal, died from her GIST tumor earlier this year. What we thought was a fluke, a one-time tumor, became a six-year journey of trial, hope, consultations and [...]

By |2020-11-10T13:25:48-05:00October 24th, 2014|Fundraising, Member Stories, News|

LRG patient registry: powerful tool for patients, physicians and researchers

The time it takes between the appearance of first symptoms of a rare disease and when the correct diagnosis is given, is often years if not decades instead of days or weeks like it is [...]

By |2019-09-20T12:41:08-04:00October 24th, 2014|News, Patient Registry, Research, Tissue Bank|

PAWS-GIST Cancer Clinic Opens in the UK

Jayne Bressington, Patient Director of the PAWS-GIST Initiative & Trustee of GIST Support UK The first national Pediatric, Adolescent, Wild-type and Syndromic GIST (PAWS GIST) clinic in the United Kingdom was held on [...]

By |2018-07-27T09:29:08-04:00October 24th, 2014|Global, News, Patient Support, Pediatric GIST|

Virtual roundtable about GIST with Jerry Call

Jerry Call, Science Director On Wednesday, September 17, the Life Raft Group hosted “Virtual Roundtable with Jerry Call,” the second session in its Virtual Roundtable series. The live Q&A with the LRG [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:42:04-04:00October 24th, 2014|Coping with GIST, Events, GIST Education, News|
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