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Artist Ellen Mayer featured in Hope Murals Project

Ellen Mayer, LRG member, recently participated in the Lilly Oncology On Canvas Art Competition in Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Station. Individual artists were invited to tell the story of their cancer journey on canvas. [...]

By |2019-07-03T11:14:23-04:00December 19th, 2014|Member Stories, News, Patient Support|

Life Raft group Attends Partnering for Cures Meeting

The sixth annual Partnering for Cures meeting sponsored by FasterCures was held November 16-18 in New York City. Over 1,000 attendees from biopharma, governmental agencies, academia, philanthropy and patient advocacy organizations came together to explore [...]

By |2019-09-20T11:54:54-04:00December 15th, 2014|Clinical Trials, Events, News|

Plasma Level Testing for Imatinib Now Available

Saladax Biomedical, a CLIA certified laboratory based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is now providing plasma level testing for imatinib.(Gleevec). Testing is currently free of charge through January 31, 2015, as it is not covered by [...]

By |2019-04-08T08:46:39-04:00December 15th, 2014|Drug Treatment, Gleevec, News, Patient Support, Plasma Level Testing|

Life Fest 2014: A Celebration of the LRG Community

Our biennial Life Fest convention was held November 7th – 9th at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe in New Jersey. It was a spectacular event filled with stories, laughter and tears shared by GISTERs, caregivers, [...]

By |2018-07-26T13:46:34-04:00December 8th, 2014|Events, GIST Education, News, Patient Support|
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