An article in Wayne Patch, a community-specific news, information and engagement network, features Life Fest 2014, The Life Raft Group’s biennial convention which was held on November 7-9 in Teaneck, New Jersey. In the article, [...]
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 [...]
The De Lorenzo boys, Gregory John and older brother Simon Joseph On September 6th, Jason De Lorenzo continued his annual tradition of throwing a barbecue for family and friends. Jay’s “DeLo Barbecue” combines [...]
The Life Raft Group is pleased to announce the release of the third issue of The GIST Cancer Journal, the official journal of the Life Raft Group and the first academic journal devoted solely to [...]
The Life Raft Group has launched a new website. If you have not already, be sure to visit the new site at liferaftgroup.org for up-to-date news and information about GIST Cancer.
The LRG is continually involved in advocacy efforts to increase government spending on cancer research. We have joined forces with other cancer agencies to once again urge New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the New [...]
Larry Ryan was born in Brooklyn, New York, on September 25, 1945; he passed from this world into the loving arms of Christ on February 25, 2013.
Join our Tissue Bank - Help the LRG in the search for a cure. Wildtype GIST tissue is needed for a current LRG Research Team project. If you or a loved one are a wildtype GIST patient, please help the LRG Research Team in its search for the cure by donating your tissue.
Clarence Charles “Buddy” Coats Jr., 65, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at his home. He was buried in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. He was born June 3, 1946, to the late Bud and [...]
Every year, the Life Raft Group’s financial statements are audited, providing a glimpse into the priorities of the organization. Audited results for 2012 will be received soon.