Category: carcinoid syndrome

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Novartis Offers New Sandostatin LAR Depot Co-Pay Assistance Program

March 31, 2014

A new co-pay assistance program for carcinoid syndrome patients taking Sandostatin® LAR Depot has been established by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, effective February 2014.

With the Sandostatin® LAR Depot Co-Pay Assistance Program

Pablo Lapuerta, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, talks about Phase 3 Clinical Trial for Carcinoid Syndrome

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Begins Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Telotristat Etiprate in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome

December 4, 2012

Patients with metastatic carcinoid syndrome will have the opportunity to participate in a new Phase 3 clinical trial of Lexicon Pharmaceutical’s telotristat etiprate (LX1032), an oral drug candidate designed to treat carcinoid syndrome by reducing…

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals headquarters

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Granted Orphan Drug Designation by FDA for Carcinoid Syndrome Treatment

April 2, 2012

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has been granted Orphan Drug Designation for telotristat etiprate (LX1032) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  LX1032 is used to treat carcinoid syndrome, a chronic condition caused by neuroendocrine …


Now Recruiting: Carcinoid Syndrome Patients to Participate in Clinical Trial

June 17, 2011

Ipsen is recruiting patients with a history of carcinoid syndrome to participate in a clinical study to evaluate the effect of Somatuline® Depot (Lanreotide Autogel),  a somatostatin analog (SSTa) similar to octreotide, on the control of symptoms…

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind television series

Neuroendocrine Tumors Featured on Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Television Series

February 11, 2011

For a comprehensive overview of neuroendocrine tumors, watch this fascinating video on the Healthy Body, Healthy Mind television series. Every episode on the health and wellness TV series focuses on the stories of real people; people who are working…

WebMD on carcinoid cancer

WebMD Articles Raise Awareness about Carcinoid Cancer

January 30, 2011

Understanding carcinoid tumors, carcinoid syndrome, and treatments for carcinoid when surgery is not an option are the focus of three feature articles by Ellen Greenlaw on this month.  For these articles, Ms. Greenlaw sought the expertise…


Sandostatin Nurse Home Injection Program for Carcinoid Syndrome Patients

February 18, 2010

If you are a carcinoid patient who needs Sandostatin® LAR Depot injections, you may be eligible for the Sandostatin Nurse Home Injection Program.  This program helps alleviate the stress of driving to a doctor’s office (or finding one where you live…