A conference presented by the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation. The conference will be held at the Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
If you love golf, want to support the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, and are in the Denver, Colorado, area on Saturday, August 25, please sign up for The Toby Plank Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held in memory of Toby M. Plank, who died from carcinoid cancer at the age of 36 on December 20, 2010. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit both the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and The Toby Plank Scholarship at Evergreen High School in Evergreen, Colorado, where Toby was the Head Coach of the boys’ lacrosse team.
A certified one-hour live webinar for radiologists, oncologists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, and other healthcare providers who diagnose and treat patients with NETs. The webinar will be presented by Eric H. Liu, MD, Director of the Neuroendocrine Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The webinar will begin at 7:00 pm EDT, 6:00 pm CDT, 5:00 pm MDT, and 4:00 pm PDT.
Join a free webinar on Friday, June 22 to learn about treatment approaches and research developments for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. James C. Yao, MD is the guest presenter for this webinar, sponsored by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Dr. Yao, a carcinoid/NET specialist, is Associate Professor and Deputy Chairman of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas.
"NET Management Strategies: What's New and Relevant?" is the focus of the 2012 symposium sponsored jointly by the North American NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) and the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. The symposium, to be held in San Diego, California, is designed for physicians and other health professionals from a variety of practice settings and levels to include the specialties of oncology, endocrinology
The Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) will hold its 4th Annual "Strides for Stripes" Zebra Walk on Saturday, November 3 from 10 am to 2 pm at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, NY. The walk helps raise money for programs that assist NET cancer patients and brings about awareness of carcinoid and NET cancers.
This conference, sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development and the NIH Office of Rare Diseases Research, will be unique in that will address both adult and pediatric issues, while giving primary care providers a complete picture of the disease and the opportunity to meet many patients, families, and researchers from around the world.
Dr. Yi-Zarn Wang has been working with neuroendocrine cancer patients at Ochsner-Kenner Medical Center in Louisiana since 2006. He will be a guest speaker at the Wellness House, Hinsdale (Chicago area), Illinois on May 13th. Dr.