The Gist Cancer Research Fund is proud to announce that we have raised over $1 million. We have awarded grants to the labs and institutions doing Gist research. This year's presentations included: GRANT PRESENTATIONS

March 24th – MSKCC NY GIST Presentation, NYC

Rockefeller Research Laboratories is at 430 East 67th Street, between York and First Avenues.

April 14th – GIST Luncheon & Presentation, Philadelphia PA

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Associate Director, Donor Events
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 728-2531 or (215) 316-9373
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May 18th – 19th OHSU, Portland, Oregon

May 25th – Brigham Womens Hospital, Boston, MA

Brigham and Women's Hospital in the Shapiro Cardiovascular Center, 70 Francis Street, Boston MA. GCRF Donates $215,000 to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center At a recent ceremony at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the GIST Cancer Research Fund presented $165,000 to Dr. Cristina Antonescu's Lab and an additional $50,000 to Dr. Ron DeMatteo's Lab to help fund GIST research.  The event took place on March 24, 2010 at the research facility in New York City. [photos from the event]

GCRF Donates $165,000 to University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

The GCRF recently donated $165,000 to Dr. Anette Duensing Lab (at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute) to help find a cure for GIST. pittsburgh Dear Tania and Robert, dear Chris and Katie, I would like to take the opportunity to thank you as well as everyone else at GCRF ever so much for the last check presentation on Monday! We were all really overwhelmed and can't tell you enough how much we appreciate what you are doing. As always, it was so good seeing both of you, Tania and Robert, as well as to meet new friends. Chris and Katie, thank you so much for coming out to Pittsburgh all the way from California! Dr. Anette Duensing IMG_1424 small IMG_1427 smallIMG_1428 smallIMG_1429 smallIMG_1431 smallIMG_1434 smallIMG_1435 smallIMG_1436 smallIMG_1437 small2IMG_1438 small Thank you for your support in helping to eradicate this rare cancer. All funds were raised through donations. None of these funds came from any pharmaceutical companies. All members of the Board of Directors of Gist Cancer Research Fund are volunteers and receive no compensation.