GDOLs are free, one-day programs that provide both education and support for the GIST community. Top GIST specialists present the latest on research and treatment options and provide a comprehensive review of the [...]
Dear LRG Community, Thanks to our: Caregivers, the unsung heroes who care for and give to our patients every day Research team, who tirelessly reach for our mission to find a cure Donors, who [...]
Eleanor Marie Lewis was born November 29, 1934 in Independence, Missouri. She died on Wednesday September 22, 2010 in Arizona. Her courage and determination serve as an example for her family and friends of tireless [...]
George Teren performing "Life Raft" at the 2010 Life Fest.
Howard W. Kemp, 85, of Meadowcrest, Fla., formerly of Holden, died Friday, March 27, 2009 in Inverness, Fla. He was born in Worcester, son of Howard L. and Jennie (Bates) Kemp, and graduated from Wentworth Institute and Boston University.
Ed’s only warning sign was that he hadn’t been feeling well for a while. “Then one night, I developed sharp stabbing pains in my abdomen,” he says. “My wife said I looked ashen. She took me to the emergency room where I was given a CT scan. It showed a tumor the size of a grapefruit.”
This is the member story for Ronald Newburger. My name is Ron Newburger. I live in Grayslake, Illinois, and will be 66 on 11/13/2008. I am married, with 3 children (all grown) and five grandchildren. [...]
James Coppede, 80, of Kersey, northeastern Pennsylvania, died Wednesday evening, Sept. 27, 2006, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy battle with GIST.
GIST — Gastrointestinal stromal tumor. To doctors, this is a rare tumor that is usually found in the stomach. To me, a 15-year-old girl, it is something that has changed my life in so many ways. Growing up, I was always a healthy girl. I never got the flu or even a cold. Whenever I even fell and scratched my knee, I would get right back up and put a Band-Aid on it.