22. July 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate, Event Calendar · Tags:


The 2014 NY Walk for aCure will be held at Rockland Lake State Park, Congers NY on Sunday, October 5th.  The get-together dinner will be held the Saturday evening, October 4th at 7 pm.

If you cannot attend this year’s event – you can still make donations by linking to Donate.

Special hotel arrangements have been made for those coming in from out of town.  Contact the:
Hilton Garden Inn
270 West Route 59
Nanuet, NY
Price is $95 and includes breakfast.
T# 845-623-0600 ask for MALLISA or ALLISIA
For dinner information or additional questions, contact Tania at tania5kids@aol.com or by phone H # 845-634-1174
The restaurant for the dinner is:
 Bella Gianna’s
77 Route 303
Congers, NY 10920
T # 845-268-3770
16. July 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate

GIST Poster

01. January 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate · Tags:

GIST Bracelets

Bracelets Available 

(for a $12 donation which includes shipping)  you will receive Two Bracelets

Wear your bracelets to create awareness and donate to support research to help eradicate GIST.

Sizes:  medium and large



GISTribbontooGIST Find the Cure Magnetic Ribbon is now Available

With a donation of $12.00 (includes postage) we will send you the GIST Find the Cure Ribbon. You may donate online through paypal using the 'buy now' button below.

01. January 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate, In Memory · Tags: ,

GCRF would like to thank JULIE CRAMER for spearheading another wonderful event.  Held on Feb 23rd  at the Merion, in Cinnaminson, NJ.  This annual event raises money to help eradicate GIST.  Julie began the event to honor the memory of her dad, Mark Becker.

We at GCRF want to thank Julie for a great job well done.  Enjoy the following video, to get a taste of what the evening held…

Watch Video of the Event…

22. November 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate, Event Calendar · Tags:

More videos available, click link below…

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11. September 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate, Event Calendar · Tags:

2012 Peter Thomas 

Ride For A Cure
Cycling 1,000 Miles in 10 Days
Cape Town, South Africa

Ride for the Cure

The GIST Cancer Research Fund’s Cycling Warriors took to the road on October 23, 2012 for their 1,000-mile, 10-day crusade in the fight against GIST Cancer.

The spirit of Peter Thomas led the way and along with Riette and Dylan Thomas (and Wayne Thomas in tow), the riders began and ended a triumphant journey along the rugged South Africa coast.


It all started in Gordon’s Bay and concluded in Cape Town. It was the toughest and most challenging of the three Peter Thomas Memorial Rides For A Cure. It stretched the riders physically, mentally and emotionally. They crossed fourteen mountain passes and endured gale force headwinds that were so strong that it almost blew the riders off their bikes.


While each cyclist came for a different reason on this trip, the camaraderie and banter amongst the group was certainly a unique experience for many. You do have to ask yourself the question, why some come back to do this grueling ride every three years? Through all the adversity, this fantastic group of GIST Cyclists left their jobs, families and comforts of home to cycle 1,000 miles in 10 days to raise money for the GIST More »

22. May 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate · Tags: ,

The Gist Cancer Research Fund once again in 2012 donated 100% of funds raised to institutions working for a cure to GIST.  Below are some of the highlights from this year's grant presentations.

Photos from 2012 Grant Presentation at University of Pittsburgh

GIST Research Update Presentation at 2012 Pittsburgh event.

Photos from the 2012 Presentation at University of Oregon

Presentation from the University of Oregon Meeting

Photos from the 2012 Presentation at Fox Chase Cancer Center

The War on GIST: Life, Death, and Everything In Between - GCRF Research Update 2012 (Michael Heinrich, M.D.)

GIST Research Updates: May 2012, Heinrich & Corless Laboratories

GIST Research Update:  Fox Chase Cancer Center (Margaret von Mehren, MD)

Oncogenesis of wild type GIST: some clarity from genetics (Fox Chase Cancer Center - Martin G. Belinsky Ph.D. )

Evaluating new therapies in GIST using in vivo molecular imaging (Fox Chase Cancer Center - Lori Rink, Ph.D.)

25. December 2011 · Comments Off · Categories: About GCRF, Donate, Video · Tags: ,

16. August 2011 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate · Tags:


For a donation of $10 (plus $2 for shipping), we will send you one large and one medium bracelet.

Show your support in fighting GIST while knowing that your donation is helping those who are struggling against this disease. 

17. January 2010 · Comments Off · Categories: Donate · Tags: