Category: carcinoid

Immunotherapy cells

News and Notes for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community, April 2016

April 25, 2016

Rare Neuroendocrine Skin Cancer Treated by Immunotherapy

Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare neuroendocrine virus-linked skin cancer, has been added to the list of cancers that can be treated by immunotherapy. Scientists who led the clinical study of the…

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Oncolytic virus clinical trial, Uppsala

Oncolytic Virus Clinical Trial for Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Begins at Uppsala University, Sweden

April 6, 2016

It is with great excitement that we share the announcement of the start of the AdVince clinical trial  for neuroendocrine cancer patients at Uppsala University in Sweden – the oncolytic virus is on its way to the first patient in the trial!!

From freezer…

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Carcinoid_NET Specialists collage 2016

National Doctors’ Day 2016

March 30, 2016

March 30 is NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY. In recognition of carcinoid/neuroendocrine tumor (NET) doctors – you are our heroes and superheroes!! Pictured are some of the NET specialists throughout the United States.  Click here to see our Find a Doctor

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News and Notes for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community, March 2016

March 23, 2016

Breaking News from Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA) about PRRT Treatment— Advanced Accelerator Applications announced on March 23 that the company has initiated an expanded access program (EAP) in the United States for the investigational…

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Jonathan Strosberg on NETTER-1

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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Jennifer Chan, MD and Matthew Kulke, MD

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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