The Life Raft Group officially became a non-profit 20 years ago (2002) and we created this video to celebrate this milestone and our LRG community at Life Fest New Orleans. Enjoy this collection of photos.
Life Fest 2022 was held in New Orleans July 29-31st at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
Fundación GIST Chile released a special GIST Awareness Day video featuring patients telling stories about their experiences with GIST.
The Life Raft Group held a virtual GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) in Washington, DC on April 27th, 2022. Top GIST specialists presented the latest on research and treatment options and provided a comprehensive review of the science behind GIST.
Fundación GIST México GIST presentó 'La importancia del cuidador desde una perspectiva multidisciplinaria' en el Día Mundial del Cáncer.
Dr. Yoon-Koo Kang of the Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, discusses the results of his team's study on the effect of L-carnitine in muscle cramps in GIST patients who are on imatinib.
Pete Knox of The Life Raft Group presented Using Real World Evidence to Impact Future Clinical Trials and Improve Patient Survival: A Focus on Placebos at New Horizons 2021.
Dr. George Demetri of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute presented “In the Beginning…The Story of How GIST Treatments Began”.
Chuck Korte presented his story as Long-term GIST Survivor at New Horizons 2021.
Dr. David Josephy and Jim Hughes presented "Clinical Trials 2000-2021" at New Horizons 2021.