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GIST Day of Learning: Education and Support for Area GISTers

The Life Raft Group kicked off its 2016 GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) series this spring with events from coast to coast. GDOLs are free, one-day programs that provide both education and support for the GIST [...]

By |2019-06-03T16:19:13-04:00June 10th, 2016|GIST Education, Newsletter|

10 Things That Happen When You’re Diagnosed With Cancer

Cancer. We all know someone who has it or we know someone who knows someone who has it. Either way, it’s a subject that is kind of taboo. Firstly, the majority of the population think when they first hear the big C-word is that you’re going to be bald, you only get cancer when you’re old and you probably (hopefully not) will die.

By |2019-11-08T10:09:10-05:00June 10th, 2016|Member Stories, Newsletter|

How to be a GIST Hero: Donating Tissue for GIST Research

For  patients who have recently been diagnosed with cancer, donating a tissue sample is probably the last thing on their minds. But it’s an important consideration. Researchers often rely on donated tissue to advance [...]

By |2018-10-30T09:49:49-04:00June 10th, 2016|Newsletter, Research, Tissue Bank|
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