Category: carcinoid

Neuroendocrine Tumors to Be Focus of Presentations and Posters at ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

January 14, 2016

Presentations on recent advances in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and new findings from the NETTER-1 clinical study on PRRT with Lutathera along with posters on a wide variety of subjects about NETs will be part of the program during the…

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Neuroendocrine Tumors Focus of Upcoming Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics

November 27, 2015

Neuroendocrine Tumors will be featured in the February 2016 issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics. Dr. Jennifer Chan and Dr. Matthew Kulke, both from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts are Editors of the issue, published by Elsevier.…

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December Luncheon with the Experts in New York City for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

November 6, 2015

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients have a unique opportunity to hear from three medical experts during Lunch with the Experts in New York City on Sunday, December 6, 2015. This special program was initiated and is sponsored by the Big Apple

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New Jersey Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Cancer Conference in October, Registration Closing Soon

September 9, 2015

Two of the country’s leading carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer specialists, a cardiologist with expertise in carcinoid heart disease, a registered dietitian who works regularly with the NET community, and a nurse practitioner with extensive…

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Smart Patients Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community — Join the Conversation

September 4, 2015

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is excited to announce a new online community for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients, their families and friends. We are partnering with Smart Patients to build this community and hope that combining …

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September Luncheon with the Experts in New York City — Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Are Invited!

August 16, 2015

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients are invited to join three medical experts for Lunch with the Experts in New York City on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm. This special program was initiated and is sponsored by the Big Apple NETs

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New Survey for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

August 14, 2015

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is always looking at ways of improving content and services available to people living with carcinoid cancer and other neuroendocrine tumors and we are working with a pharmaceutical partner, Ipsen, to better understand…

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Call for Nominations: 6th Annual Warner Advocacy Award

July 30, 2015

Do you know someone who is a passionate advocate for patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)? Novartis Oncology and The NET Alliance are searching for an outstanding NET patient advocate to recognize and honor with the 6th Annual Warner Advocacy

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In Memoriam: Edda Gomez-Panzani, MD

In Memoriam: Edda Gomez-Panzani, MD

July 9, 2015

It is with deep sorrow that we learned of the passing of Edda Gomez-Panzani, MD on June 30, 2015. The NorCal CarciNET Community shared a tribute to Edda who “was instrumental in gaining FDA approval for Somatuline (lanreotide) for NETs patients …

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Did I Take It . . . or Didn’t I?

July 7, 2015

When it comes to taking pills, drops, injections, and other forms of medication, about one third to one half of U.S. patients do not adhere to prescribed medication regimens (Osterberg and Blaschke, Adherence to Medication, New England Journal of Medicine,…

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