In preparation for July 13th’s GIST Awareness Day we have invited top advocates to share their best strategies on how to campaign for change and raise awareness about GIST among policymakers on local, state and national levels.

To learn more about the policy changes the Life Raft Group hopes to effect, read our 13 Promises to the GIST community:

Listen to the webcast by watching the video below:

Featured Speakers

Patient Advocacy in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Thomas Lilburn
Director, Federal Relations
Bayer HealthCare
Grassroots Advocacy 101: The basics of engaging your lawmakers

Bob Chapman

Director, US Government and Multilateral Global Health Advocacy
American Cancer Society
Cancer Action Network, Inc
Advocacy From the Patient’s Perspective
Cynthia Chmielewski
Survivor Advocate
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


Learn about ways you can affect change by attending GIST Awareness Day on July 13th.

LRG Team
Author: LRG Team