Welcome to Carcinoid.org
We've built this site to include the most comprehensive and up-to-date repository of information about carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumors. You should be able to find just about any information you're seeking about these diseases, including information about doctors, support groups, treatment, clinical trials and a wide variety of resources. Please take your time on our site, visit us often and feel free to provide us with your feedback or requests for information you would like to see on this site.
DID YOU KNOW?
Here's a one-page fact sheet created by the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation that you can print copies of to share with family, friends, co-workers, physicians, and at events to help educate others about carcinoid and related neuroendocrine tumors. CLICK HERE for the fact sheet.
CCF Video Series Begins with "The ABC's of Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors"
What is the most common kind of neuroendocrine tumor (NET)? How do these tumors grow? What is carcinoid syndrome? What are the quality of life issues for patients? In “The ABC’s of Carcinoid/NETs,” three of the world’s leading carcinoid and NET cancer specialists – Dr. Richard R.P. Warner, Dr. Edward M. Wolin, and Dr. Eugene A. Woltering – talk about the advice they offer their patients, the advances they have seen during their careers, and what they anticipate will be available for NET patients in the future. (Click on the words YouTube in the bottom right of the video to see it in a larger size). READ MORE about the video series.
Dr. Eugene Woltering: How I Became Involved in Carcinoid/NETs
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to share a video featuring carcinoid/NET specialist Dr. Eugene Woltering from the Ochsner Neuroendocrine Tumor Program in Kenner, Louisiana. Do you know what prompted Dr. Woltering’s interest in these rare cancers?
An incredibly inspiring video created to bring about greater awareness of carcinoid and NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer. Humor, strength, adventure, hope -- this is Kari's story.
Double click on the video to see it in a larger size.
What If Insurance Won't Pay?
Insurance coverage for medical treatments and prescription drugs is a critical issue for carcinoid cancer/neuroendocrine tumor patients. The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation has partnered with Laurie Todd, “The Insurance Warrior,” to bring you cutting-edge information about how to fight your insurance company if your claim is denied.
Listen to a special message from Laurie Todd, "The Insurance Warrior." Click here to read more about Laurie Todd and excerpts from her CD, The Sample Appeal: More Insurance Warrior Wisdom, about how to write winning insurance appeals.
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation pledges to continue working to bring about greater awareness of carcinoid and NET cancers; to educate the medical community and the general public to look for, diagnose, and treat these diseases early; and to serve as advocates for the carcinoid/NET community throughout the world. We hope that 2013 will bring many advances in carcinoid/NET cancer research.
This website and the educational, awareness, support, and advocacy activities of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation are made possible by your contributions.
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
333 Mamaroneck Avenue #492
White Plains, NY 10605