Dr. Andrew Blakely, Program Director, Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, shares how his team works with adult SDH-deficient GIST patients.
Margo Shoup is a doctor on a mission. She moved from the Chicago area to Connecticut almost a year ago and has been the catalyst behind the creation of specialized disease teams targeting cancer care in a health system that covers an extensive area from western Connecticut up into the Hudson Valley of New York State.
Earlier this month, members of the LRG staff were invited to the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey by sarcoma specialist Dr. Roman Groisberg.
2020 is here, and 'It’s Time' to get ready for Life Fest in New Orleans. To kick off the celebration, here are 20 compelling reasons for you to join us in New Orleans for Life Fest 2020!
An LRG GIST Mentor helps patients and their caregivers through their GIST journey – from receiving a diagnosis to navigating different resources of information, support, treatment options, side effects, etc.
The UK National Cancer Research Institute’s (NCRI) annual conference was held on November 3rd-5th. This year the conference was held in Glasgow (Scotland).
The Life Raft Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Biegansky to our Board. Eric brings his passion for supporting GIST patients and for finding a cure to his new role.
I was a piano teacher and performing pianist for the past 13 years but stopped work completely this year so I could spend more time with Andrew and see to his needs. We were so lost in the beginning because we did not know what to expect, due to the relative rarity of GISTs.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) held a Rare Disease Summit in Washington, D.C. October 20019, hosting several thousand people comprised of patients, advocates, non-profit employees, health providers, IT developers, pharmaceutical staff, physicians and researchers, and representatives from government entities.
The 16th annual Night to Fight Cancer (NTFC) took place on October 24th, 2019 at the Midtown Loft and Terrace in New York City. This annual event benefits The Life Raft Group’s research programs.