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.
This is an invitation for GIST patients, caregivers, and anyone interested in GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors) to get together to lear more about this rate disease and share collective knowledge about living with [...]
Wondering what in the world Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) is? Longtime friend of the Life Raft Group and LRG Science Team member, Dr. David Josephy, presented the basics of cell biology in cancer, focusing [...]
The Life Raft Group had the pleasure of hosting the global New Horizons GIST meeting this year in our Wayne, New Jersey office. This international meeting traditionally gathers global GIST advocates with the shared [...]
By Malcolm Sutherland Life Raft Group Canada (LRGC) held its 6th Annual GIST Day of Learning on October 21, 2-17 in Toronto. Topics Topics included: “Highlights from New Horizons GIST Conference”, presented by LRGC President [...]
Life Raft Group Canada is mourning the loss of our dearly loved Vice-President, Lynn Burrows. Lynn was always a light-hearted and optimistic woman, in spite of her decade of struggle with GIST. Her smile could [...]
David Josephy On behalf of The Life Raft Group USA and Life Raft Group Canada, I attended the Sarcoma & GIST 2016 meeting organized by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) [...]
David Josephy On August 13th the LRG presented its most highly attended webcast to date, “GIST 101: Understanding the Basics and Biology Behind GIST”. The webcast was presented by longtime friend of [...]
GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada held its 3rd Annual Day of Learning on October 18, 2014 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in Vancouver, BC. Speakers includes Dr. [...]
With the beautiful mountains of Switzerland and Lake Zurich in the background, 44 GIST Patient representatives from 28 countries and 32 patient groups/organizations convened in Zurich for the New Horizons GIST meeting from May 14-17, 2014.