Symptom and Side Effect Management of GIST Treatment GIST and its treatment can cause a variety of symptoms. Adequate management of symptoms can improve a patient’s quality of life. Proper management can also allow [...]
Originally published in June of 2019, GIST Israel provided Hebrew subtitles for this webcast on Symptom & Side Effect Management.
The Life Raft Group held a GIST Day of Learning (GDOL) in Tampa, at Moffitt Cancer Center, on May 16th, 2019. This was the first GDOL presented in Tampa. GDOLs are free, one-day programs [...]
OVAC is a coalition of over 50 nonprofit cancer organizations that advocate on behalf of cancer patients to deliver a unified message to Congress and to the White House on the need for increased [...]
This GIST DO IT Walk was held in Verona, NJ on May 4th, 2019 and held in honor of GISTer Ted Wolf who passed away in July 2018. This gallery includes photos of friends, family, and staff walking to raise money for #GISTresearch.
[Please note that GIST Peer Support program has been renamed the GIST Mentor Program 11.5.19]. Last month, we posted information on our new program to support our members. The GIST Peer Program is an additional support system to help patients and their caregivers through a very difficult time in their lives. Why? They may just be finding out they or a loved one has GIST, or they are experiencing a recurrence and they want to be able to talk with someone.
The Future of RWE & Improving the Quality of Patient Survival Two members of The LRG staff recently attended the annual ISPOR meeting in New Orleans. ISPOR (International Society for Pharmaceutical Economics and Outcomes [...]
What Can SideEQ Do for You? What is personalized side effect management, and why is it important for your survival and quality of life? “Never judge a person until you’ve walked a mile in [...]
At 39-years-old, Fatema Suterwala was preparing to say goodbye to her husband and young son. Confused by this cruel twist of fate and wracked with pain, she was saved by a collaboration of medical [...]
ASCO 2019 LRG Directors attended the Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Conference to network and research collaboration possibilities among over 40,000 doctors, researchers, pharmaceutical companies, and other patient advocacy groups. Left [...]