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Register for the Kitchener GIST Get-Together on Sunday May 26, 2019

This is an invitation for GIST patients, caregivers and anyone interested in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours, to get together to learn more about GIST and to share collective knowledge about living with and managing GIST.

Sunday May 26, 2019

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Doors open at 1:30 pm

Mill Courtland Community Centre
216 Mill St.
Kitchener, ON


  • Phone: 855-574-4478
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Hazel McLeod will lead an
informal round-table discussion

David Josephy will give a GIST presentation

that includes a Q&A session 

David Josephy is a Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Guelph, where he has taught for more than 35 years.  He has been President of GIST Sarcoma Life Raft Group Canada (LRGC) since its inception in 2008. In 2010, David spent a sabbatical term working in the laboratory of Dr. Jonathan Fletcher, a leading GIST researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. David is a member of the Science Team of The Life Raft Group (USA) and collaborates with GIST patient support groups around the world.  His research interests are in the field of Molecular Toxicology.  He is particularly interested in the scientific basis for development of new small-molecule drugs for GIST.