Bob Book, 82, of Carmel, Ind. passed away the morning of December 9, 2012. He was born on December 31, 1929 in Indianapolis, IN to Wm. H. and Margaret V. Book. A 1948 graduate of [...]
Maura Cesarini passed away on the fifth of January after a 10 year battle with GIST cancer. She died peacefully surrounded by her husband and siblings. Maura was the daughter of Irish immigrants, Humphrey Moynihan [...]
On Saturday December 15, 2012, a group of CML and GIST patients got together to summarize activities done during 2012, and celebrate the end of the year.
LRG Canada held it’s first GIST Day of Learning in November and Dr. David Josephy had nothing but great things to say the event...
Here is a listing of the newest LRG Group Leaders and International Partners. Welcome aboard! Newest local group leaders: Debbie Farmer - Indiana email@example.com Jill Heinrich - Alaska firstname.lastname@example.org Joan Smith - Nevada email@example.com Paula Stover - South [...]
Life Fest 2012 was not only the premier gathering of the Life Raft Group community but a celebration of our ten year anniversary as well!
Jason DeLorenzo, LRG member and pediatric GISTer, got married on November 17, 2012 to Jill Medhus.
The Life Raft Group is dedicated to the welfare and survival of GIST patients worldwide and we carry out our mission through research, patient support & education and advocacy. The LRG was highlighted in all three areas at the end of 2012 and we wanted to share the important work we’re doing with all of you.
Recently, LRG Board Member Dave Safford decided to sit down and think about all of the good fortune that has come into his life since being diagnosed with cancer. We liked his list so much we decided to share it so that everyone in the GIST community can see a story of positivity and hope.
The GIST Group of Switzerland awarded its science prize for the third time on November 22, 2012. It has been awarded ex aequo to Dr. Daniel Perez, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, USA, and Dr. Michael Montemurro, CHUV Lausanne/University Hospital Zurich.