September 2nd, at 5pm ET, the LRG begins another weekly support group for GISTers facilitated by social workers Chelsea Madia and Angela Edson.
This is an Eight-Week Support Group for GIST Caregivers. Held every Thursday starting September 2 at 1pm ET. Limited to 12 participants. Online Support Group Launching September 10, 2020! As we continue to navigate [...]
Hope is an important resource during difficulty times. Mary Garland, Director of Communications for the LRG, shares her observations on hope.
The Chicago Area GIST Patients Support Group made history this year! This group has been meeting the longest of any LRG support group - continuously since 2002.
Wendi Lax is our wonderful state leader for Maryland. She is currently residing in Maryland, where she is helping the Life Raft Group create unity among the local patients and caregivers. For many years, [...]
At its heart, the Life Raft Group is a love story. In this video, Norman Scherzer shares two love stories, and asks us all to continue to keep the spirit of love alive [...]
The Life Raft Group completed the 2016 GIST Day of Learning series in St. Louis on October 8, 2016 at Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University in St. Louis. A huge thank you goes out [...]
Patient support and education is a vital part of the LRG’s mission. In 2015, we expanded our reach with four GIST Days of Learning (GDOLs) held in San Diego and Orange County, California, Chicago [...]
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 [...]
Henzo Kenya, the CML and GIST support organization in Kenya, Africa held a conference at the Nairobi Hospital in the New Lecture Theatre Hall on Psychological Support and Wellness for [...]