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New Horizons 2019 Photo Gallery

This is the photo gallery for the New Horizons GIST Conference for 2019 held in NJ and hosted by the Life Raft Group. This international meeting aims to unify the global GIST patient advocacy community with key opinion leaders and facilitate ways to increase survival worldwide.

By |2020-07-15T14:52:44-04:00June 20th, 2019|Advocacy, Global, News|

New Horizons – International Focus on the Power of Real World Data to Enhance Advocacy Efforts

International advocates meet in Wayne, NJ, at the annual New Horizons GIST Conference to discuss scientific updates, regional issues, and unmet needs for the global GIST community in May 2019.

By |2020-07-15T14:51:55-04:00June 20th, 2019|Advocacy, Global, News, Newsletter|

The First GIST DO IT Walk NJ – Held in Loving Memory of Ted Wolf

On May 4, 2019, The Life Raft Group held its first GIST DO IT Walk in New Jersey, at Verona Park. Despite the drizzle, over 50 people were in attendance and over $18K was raised for #GISTresearch.

By |2019-09-03T14:09:22-04:00June 20th, 2019|Fundraising, News, Newsletter|

International Collaborations – Salud con Datos 2019

International collaborations accelerate patient advocacy and affect policy changes and treatment protocols On May 7th, representatives from Colombia, Chile, Mexico, and The Life Raft Group assembled for the annual Salud con Datos [...]

By |2019-07-03T15:15:33-04:00June 20th, 2019|Global, News, Newsletter|

Update on a New Clinical Trial Offered to Eligible GIST Patients

The INTRIGUE study is a Phase 3 clinical trial testing the investigational drug ripretinib (DCC-2618) for patients living with GIST that are no longer on imatinib due to progression or intolerance.

By |2019-08-21T11:40:48-04:00June 20th, 2019|Clinical Trials, News, Newsletter|
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