Norman Scherzer was invited to speak at three prestigious events this spring; participating in a roundtable discussion, presenting a cancer survival plan, and speaking to a patient advocacy group. As a direct [...]
Saturday August 11, in Fundación GIST Chile celebrated their Fourth Anniversary and the end of their GIST Awareness Campaign: "HAGÁMOSLO POSIBLE" with two panel discussions of different health stakeholders from Chile.
Members of Team-J's Charity Bicycling Team are planning to bicycle in Ride Across America in support of two causes; Hydrocephalus Awareness - www.hydroassoc.org GIST Pediatric Cancer Awareness - www.liferaftgroup.org Donate Now TEAM-J's local [...]
Last year, the Life Raft Group had a very successful campaign in the month of December, #GIST31Wishes. This year, we want to make those wishes come true with a campaign that encourages action. A [...]
LRG's Rodrigo Salas, member of the Board of Directors, was interviewed on Televisa Monterrey as part of Fundacion GIST Mexico's citizen initiative to have February 28 declared "Rare Disease Day" in their home state [...]
The Bergen Record recently featured photographs of the LRG’s Life Fest Convention. Over 100,000 origami boats were made from around the globe to bring awareness to a rare form of intestinal cancer called gastrointestinal [...]
An article in the Fall issue of Wayne Magazine, a North Jersey Media publication, features The Life Raft Group, bringing awareness to the community about our mission to cure GIST, and to support those living [...]
In preparation for July 13th's GIST Awareness Day we have invited top advocates to share their best strategies on how to campaign for change and raise awareness about GIST.
Sarcoma Awareness Month is upon us. It was only about a year ago when Maura Cesarini, a longtime Life Raft Group member, won the Sarcoma Foundation’s 2012 Courage Award. Maura waged a 10-year battle with [...]