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Volunteer Spotlight

Raising awareness for the GIST community is important to the DeLorenzo family. Recently they held their 14th annual barbecue where friends and family gathered to fundraise for GIST research in support of The Life Raft Group.

By |2019-11-08T10:26:51-05:00October 30th, 2019|Member Stories, News, Newsletter|

Finding a Ride to Your Doctor’s Appointments

Over 3.6 million people miss their medical appointments each year, preventing them from getting the care that they need or getting access to the medicine that could help them. People report that distance to the doctor’s office, cost of the transportation, and access to a driver or public transportation as the main reasons that they are having a challenge with transport.

By |2019-10-30T09:40:26-04:00October 29th, 2019|News, Newsletter, Patient Support|

Partnering with Selnet

The Life Raft Group is pleased to announce a new partnership with SELNET, a project which is creating a multidisciplinary network of European and Latin American clinical and translational specialists. This project’s goal is to improve diagnosis and clinical care in sarcomas and  establish guidelines for referral policies, diagnostic methods, clinical practice guidelines among other necessary changes to current practices.

By |2019-10-30T11:01:48-04:00October 29th, 2019|News, Newsletter|

Collaborating with the NCCN FOUNDATION

The NCCN Foundation produces patient booklets that contain evidence-based disease information and important guidance to help patients formulate questions that are important to them. The Life Raft Group, a leading patient advocacy organization, is working with the Foundation to endorse these guidelines.

By |2019-10-30T11:32:43-04:00October 29th, 2019|News, Newsletter|
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