Left to right: Laura Occhiuzzi, Pete Knox, Alyssa O’Driscoll, Sarcoma Alliance, Annie Achee, National LeioMyoSarcoma Foundation, Denise Reinke, SARC, and Mitch Achee, National LeioMyoSarcoma Foundation. GIST Research from CTOS 2018 A web-based [...]
The Alianza GIST 2013 meeting in Miami marked an important milestone for GIST advocates as they embarked on a plan to build a self-sustainable organization in Latin America. “We were energized by the meeting and [...]
This year’s Swiss GIST meeting on April 19 in Zurich was a special event. The board had started to plan early, as it wanted to offer a special program to commemorate the tenth anniversary. The [...]
On May 7, we held the NJ Chapter Meeting of GISTers at the LRG Office in Wayne, NJ. It was a great gathering of patients, caregivers, LRG staff members and our guest speaker ,Dr. Bob Maki of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York.
At the end of 2009, The Life Raft Group proudly announced the foundation of an important initiative, the Latin American GIST Coalition, now called Alianza GIST. Currently comprised of twelve countries, this group of patient advocates from across Latin America has formed a partnership dedicated to improving the survival and lives of GIST patients in Latin America.