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Life Raft Group Contributes Abstracts for ASCO

Although the ASCO (American Society for Clinical Oncology) will be a virtual meeting this year, The Life Raft Group continues to be at the forefront in collaborating in efforts to improve treatment for cancer patients. This year, two important abstracts will be presented online that illustrate these efforts.

By |2020-07-02T11:02:32-04:00May 13th, 2020|News, Research|

Drug Repository Programs: A Creative Solution

Drug repository programs have the potential to be a key component in accessing life-saving treatments. In a landscape where prices for cancer drugs are escalating, many face a challenge in obtaining life-saving treatments. There are many resources for overcoming these obstacles, but it is clearly not enough for those already struggling with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.

By |2020-03-04T09:14:56-05:00March 4th, 2020|Drug Treatment, News|

ASCO Recommends Expanding Clinical Trials to Include More Older Adults

A recent call to action from ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology recommends expanding clinical trials to include more older adults. Given that greater than 60% of cancers in [...]

By |2018-11-05T15:21:56-05:00July 23rd, 2015|Advocacy, Clinical Trials, News|

Clinical Registry Study Planned by ASCO

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is planning its first-ever clinical registry study, the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR).  ASCO plans should increase patient access to off-label drugs and match patients with [...]

By |2018-07-06T13:59:34-04:00January 6th, 2015|Gleevec, News, Patient Support, Side Effects, Stivarga, Sutent|

Results from collaborative trial announced at ASCO

At the recent American Society of American Oncology Meeting (ASCO), Dr. George Demetri, Director of the Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, presented results from a collaborative trial that indicates in [...]

By |2019-09-20T15:24:55-04:00June 13th, 2014|Clinical Trials, News|
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