COVID-19 - Resources GIST Patients Need - Please know that the Life Raft Group is here to support you during this Coronavirus crisis. We will continue our daily services during this time and we will be distributing information and messages of hope through all our communication channels.
Cancer and COVID both leave us feeling so out of control. Grief expert Claire M. Schwartz shares her thoughts on the similarities of the trauma of cancer & pandemics and offers some advice on coping.
In this presentation, Executive Director, Norman Scherzer will be joined by staff member and Data Analyst, Jerry Call and by Professor David Josephy to discuss relevant scientific topics including the impact of COVID-19 on GIST patients, and thoughts on promising research for GIST.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this year it takes on new dimensions due to the COVID-19 health pandemic for those already coping with mental illness as well as those adversely affected by the the struggles the pandemic has created.
This webinar, Sarcoma & COVID-19: Your Questions Answered, produced by the Sarcoma Alliance, originally aired on May 2, 2020 and is available here for viewing. Hear advice from GIST Specialists on this health epidemic and how it affects GIST patients.
During this health epidemic, wondering about being immunocompromised is a valid concern for GIST patients whether NED or on treatment and best practices are outlined in this post as quoted by experts in cancer patient treatment.
You probably are very aware of the anxiety you are feeling since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. What you may not be aware of is the other emotion that has been weighing heavily on most of us these days: grief.
Our Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, shares ways to create your own face covering in a few easy steps.
Conversations with the Life Raft Group will debuted 4/2/2020 at 1 pm. Our first featured guest was Norman J. Scherzer, the Executive Director of the Life Raft Group. With his background at the CDC as Assistant Commissioner of Health for NYC, Norman is an excellent resource for discussing strategies for coping with COVID-19.
Nutritional status plays a very important role in the prevention and treatment of contagious and non-contagious diseases. In the frame of a health contingency, the use of strategies that strengthen our nutritional status and immune system is essential.