Journal your way to better health. Keeping a journal is a great way to help you during your fight against GIST. Read more about the benefits and types of journaling.
Jonathan Fletcher and Sebastian Bauer of the LRG’s Research Team were among the authors in a study to be published in Cancer Research that examined the relationship between GIST and the expression of the gene DOG1.
The issue of personalized medicine, also referred to as "precision medicine" in the article, was addressed in a newsletter article by LRG Executive Director Norman Scherzer in February. We hope to follow up with more articles on the topic soon.
Time magazine this month published an in-depth look at how collaboration is beginning to change the way cancer research is approached, citing numerous examples of the effectiveness of scientists working together to find a cure.
Dana Pearson organized a team of runners to help raise awareness and raise money for GIST.
A new blood test technology may lead to major changes in treatment of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. Keep reading for more information.
Check out the photos from GDOL Miami. The event was a big success and helped bring the GIST community together for a wonderful day of education and information sharing.
Following recent coverage on patent protection rulings in India, Life Raft Group Executive Director, Norman Scherzer comments on what this might mean for cancer patients worldwide.
The LRG research team meets four times a year, with at least one in-person meeting per year. This year, the team held its in-person meeting at the LRG office in New Jersey March 22-24, 2013.
GIST Day of Learning (GDOL), a free event, was held at the University of Miami on Saturday, March 23. Sponsored through the generous support of Bayer, Novartis and Genentech, this event is the second in a series of seminars focusing on the education and support of GIST patients and their families.