The Life Raft Group hosted Dr. Herbert Loong, who summarized abstracts and presentations from ASCO that are relevant to the GIST patient community.
A GDOL is a free one day event to help patients and caregivers learn more about this rare cancer, find support, and enhance their knowledge base to help them navigate their cancer journey.
Dr. Jason SIcklick, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center presented The Role of Surgery in GIST Treatment/Neoadjuvant & Adjuvant Therapy at Life Fest 2022 in New Orleans.
Dr. Gina D'Amato, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center University and Dr. Breelyn WIlky, University of Colorado Cancer Center, presented Management of GIST & Treatment-related Symptoms at Life Fest 2022 in New Orleans.
Dr. Andrew Blakely, National Cancer Institute, NIH, presented GISTs: Surgery Basics at Life Fest 2022 in New Orleans.
Piga Fernández, GIST Mentor & LRG Global Consultant, presented a Survival Plan for patients and caregivers at Life Fest New Orleans 2022.
Dr. Aimee Crago, Memorial Sloan Kettering, presented Management of Metastatic GIST at Life Fest 2022 in New Orleans.
At Life Fest New Orleans, current Board President Gary Glasser gave a tribute to past president Jerry Cudzil, longtime board president, and avid GIST advocate.
Dr. mOe Anderson, Mistress of Ceremonies, Life Fest 2022, shares her GISTory.
Patient advocate Josalin Dunn honored retired Executive Director Norman Scherzer for his decades of work on behalf of the GIST community.