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Are YOU Seeing a GIST Specialist?

When diagnosed with any disease, it's important to see a specialist who will have the proper experience to guide you to an effective treatment protocol. This LRG survey queried LRG members about physicians, the physician's ability to answer their questions, and who recommended their GIST specialist in order to get a snapshot of patients' satisfaction with their with their care.

By |2019-12-18T14:50:30-05:00December 18th, 2019|News, Newsletter, Patient Registry|

GIST Collaborative Tissue Bank: A researcher’s perspective

The Life Raft Group GIST Collaborative Tissue Bank consists of a collection of tumor specimens from a large number of patients, stored at Stanford University. The advantages of having a tissue bank for a [...]

By |2020-02-05T08:36:22-05:00February 10th, 2016|News, Newsletter, Research, Tissue Bank|

LRG Research Team Member Anette Duensing Receives 2014 GIST Award

The GIST Group Switzerland recently awarded its Science Prize to Dr. Anette Duensing, Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and a member of the LRG’s Research Team. GIST Group [...]

By |2018-09-10T10:19:51-04:00February 4th, 2015|News, Research|

Protein Complex Believed To Be Cancer-Causing Gene

A recent study from MD Anderson provides insight into a protein complex that plays a significant role in cancer.In the study at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer center, similarities were drawn between bean [...]

By |2018-09-10T08:41:45-04:00January 6th, 2015|Drug Treatment, News, Research|

Life Fest 2014: What’s New in the Science of GIST?

In addition to spending time catching up with fellow patients and caregivers and attending the myriad of useful workshops featured at Life Fest 2014, participants were treated to an update of what is new in [...]

By |2018-07-26T12:21:11-04:00December 8th, 2014|GIST Education, News, Research|

The Life Raft Group Attends 18th Annual CTOS Meeting in NYC

From October 30th to November 2nd the Life Raft Group staff members attended the annual Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) Meeting in NYC.

By |2019-09-20T11:36:08-04:00December 6th, 2013|Advocacy, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment, News, Research|
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