Dr. Ciara Kelly presented “Clinical Trials 101” to GIST patients and caretakers on May 19th, 2023 at 12pm ET. During this virtual presentation, Dr. Kelly discussed types of clinical trials, how to find a clinical trial, current open clinical trials, and more.
Sarah Paul of CancerCare discussed why mental health matters and discover ways to find the emotional support that is right for you.
Diana Nieves chatted with a group of fundraisers from our community - Jason DeLorenzo, Chelsea Madia and Dave Perry - who have combined GIST advocacy with a personal passion in their lives to raise funds for #GISTresearch.
The Life Raft Group partnered with Fundación GIST México to present Nutrition Management and Multidisciplinary Approaches in GIST for GIST patients and caretakers on March 16th at 12pm ET.
Caregiver Vicky Ossio, with Senda Verde co-founder Marcelo Levy (videographer), took us on a 40-minute trip into the Bolivian jungle to visit the beautiful wild animals and talk about their mission.
In this webinar. Dr. Andrew Blakely, surgical oncologist, National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, NIH, discussed the basics of surgical removal of primary GISTs and considerations in multimetastatic disease.
In this webinar, “The Emerging Role of Circulating Tumor DNA in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor”, Dr. Bialick discussed recent data looking at treatment outcomes based off KIT resistant mutations identified by circulating tumor DNA in patients with GIST.
The Life Raft Group partnered with Dr. Michael Wagner of the University of Washington to present “The Importance of Biomarker Testing” to GIST patients and caregivers on August 12th, 2022.
The Life Raft Group presented an SDH Webinar: 'Updates & Stories' on July 13th, 2022 for GIST Awareness Day featuring Dr. John Glod and patient advocate Lleyton Schelesky.
The Life Raft Group partnered with Triage Cancer to present Managing Medical Bills for GIST patients and caregivers providing valuable information on how to mitigate the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis across the continuum of care.