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GIST Awareness Day – HOPE 2020

Our first Virtual Support Group Meeting was held on Sunday July 12th, 2020 to observe GIST Awareness Day and to honour the memory of our beloved Patient Leader & GIST Advocate -Nikhil Guhagarkar. We had patients, caregivers, physicians & advocates waiting to join the Zoom call

Why Chai for Cancer

Read our patient stories to know how each cup of chai raised to our cause is used to support those in need. Join the Chai for Cancer 2020 campaign by raising your cup and drinking to a cause. Your one cup of chai will go

Raising A Cup For A Cause!

Chai for Cancer is a unique awareness and fundraising campaign started in a small way by Viji Venkatesh to raise funds for cancer patients in need for basic amenities. It has come a long way in 7 years,  a simple yet appealing concept of sharing your cup of chai and contributing what you deem

Life Raft Group Webcast Series: Dental Healthcare in GIST

Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar was invited by ‘The Life Raft group’ from the USA to host a webcast on Dental healthcare in ‘Gastro-intestinal Stromal Tumour’ or GIST. Nikhil , as we all know is our spokesperson on GIST and an active patient advocate on various platforms.

CML & GIST Support Group Meeting, Hyderabad-13th September 2019

Hyderabad Core group members, Viji and Sudha were the first to arrive and got busy with arrangements right away – Banners were being put up, stage arrangements were being taken care of and registration of participants, and of course photo ops happening alongside J. Light