Monthly Archives: April 2010


Life Fest: Clinician of the Year Winner and Tree of Life Project

By Belinda Ehrlich, LRG Program Associate & Erin Kristoff, Newsletter Editor And the winner is... After careful consideration, the Life Raft Group has chosen the recipient of the GIST Clinician of the Year award – Dr. [...]

By |2018-07-30T09:55:38-04:00April 1st, 2010|News|

Advocates unite to help struggling patients in Macedonia

Vera was diagnosed with GIST in August 2007. She had her first gastrectomy with the tumor removed from her intestines. One year later, she had a recurrence in the stomach, intestines and liver. A second operation was successful at removing the tumors from her stomach and intestines, but two cysts remained in her liver. After consultation with her local oncologist and a GIST specialist located in Greece, Vera started 400mg of Gleevec on January 15, 2009.

By |2019-12-26T15:19:24-05:00April 1st, 2010|Advocacy, News|
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