NCCN recently updated the clinical practice guidelines in oncology for medical professionals for several types of cancer including GIST. These guidelines are a set of evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of various types of cancer and define the recommendations for management, care, and treatment of all cancers in the US. What do you need to know?
The Life Raft Group is thankful to those who so generously supported us in 2022 and we hope you continue to support our new initiatives in 2023. #thrivingtogether
Vicky Ossio shares her passion for rescuing & rehoming animals confiscated due to illegal trafficking & habitat destruction with a tour of La Senda Verde Wildlife Sanctuary in Bolivia.
The LRG Medical Advisory Board issued a statement in response to a NEJM article on telemedicine with the hope that other organizations & physicians will follow suit, advocating for treatment ease & equity.
Our Good News Holiday Campaign is the culmination of our year of "Time to Tell the Stories 2022." In this series, we celebrate the connections, the celebrations, the events and milestones that we’ve been privileged to be a part of this year. Sarah McGoram shares her experience as a patient advocate.
Sarah McGoram is a long-term survivor & passionate patient advocate for GIST patients in Australia.
I was fortunate to be able attend the @NationalOrganizationforRareDisorders Rare Diseases + Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit (#NORDSummit) on October 17-18 in-person in Washington, DC via a full scholarship. During this highly anticipated [...]
During the pandemic and in September 2020, Jess Ly was diagnosed with GIST cancer. The Life Raft Group (LRG) community, her GIST friends, and the cancer community welcomed her with open arms. Now she's running a half marathon to raise awareness and funds for #GISTresearch!
PIGA FERNÁNDEZ, LRG GLOBAL CONSULTANT, GLOBAL GIST DIR., EXEC. DIRECTOR FUNDACIÓN GIST CHILE I was invited to participate in this symposium organized by the Civil Society of Uruguay, together with almost 30 [...]
El encuentro, organizado para conmemorar el Día Internacional de la Concientización del GIST en conjunto con la Fundación GIST Chile, destacó la necesidad y la importancia del diagnóstico precoz y las terapias personalizadas para mejorar la calidad de vida de los pacientes.