Rol de los Hallazgos Histopatologicos y del Analisis Molecular en el Tratamiento del GIST presentación del Monica Garcia-Buitrago, October 30, 2015.
View photos from the the twelfth annual Night to Fight Cancer to benefit The Life Raft Group’s research programs for GIST was an overwhelming success. Held at Manny Cantor Center on September 17, 2015, [...]
The 7th issue of the GIST Cancer Journal, official journal of the LRG and the first academic journal devoted solely to GIST is now available
By Tamas Ordog, LRG Research Team, Martin Zörnig and Yujiro Hayashi Dr. Tamas Ordog Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) represent a substantial proportion of human bone and soft tissue sarcomas.1 GIST are thought [...]
My husband Brian, and I have been married 33 years and have worked together in an 8 x 10 room. Brian has literally been by my side since marriage. When I was diagnosed with Wildtype GIST, we knew this was a journey we’d be taking on together.
After the diagnosis of GIST, a patient should take important steps to learn more about their particular disease so that they may find optimal care and treatment. This can be a very challenging and sometimes overwhelming task. Getting a copy of the surgical pathology report is one of those steps.
Winners from left to right: Aileen Broner, Ramy Saad (standing), and Donna Dicrescento with the night’s final dealer. Legacy Event Raises $130,000 for GIST Research The twelfth annual Night to Fight Cancer [...]
At The Life Raft Group we are thankful to have a strong and motivated member community. Despite dealing with their own diagnoses, ongoing care and side effects, members often tell us, “I want to [...]
Dr. Chris Corless In August, the LRG Webcast Series presented “Mutational Analysis of GISTs: How, When and Why.” Dr. Christopher Corless of Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) presented the hour- long [...]
Published in the Venice, FL, Herald Tribune on September 12 Erwin “Red” Johnson, 79, of Venice, Florida, and formerly of Queensbury and Lake Placid, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at Venice Regional [...]