2016 National NET Patient Conference

09/22/2016 - 09/24/2016


SAVE THE DATES! The 2016 (yes that’s 2016!) National NET Patient Conference will be held September 22-24 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network is the conference sponsor.

Bay Area Neuroendocrine Patient Conference, California

01/24/2016 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

A day of discussion on the latest developments in neuroendocrine tumor (NET) research and treatment.  Topics will include treatment options, clinical trials and phase 3 results, nuclear medicine and nuclear imaging as well as strategies for living with cancer.  Experts from around the world will be giving presentations and participating in Tumor Boards and extensive question and answer sessions.  New this year is a pre-conference primer on NETs for those who are newly diagnosed or need a refresher on the basics of NETs.  Hosted by UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in cooperation with NorCal CarciNET Community, NET Research Foundation and Stanford University Medical Center. There is no charge to attend due to generous funding by UCSF. Click here for more information and to register.

Luncheon with the Experts in NYC for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients, December 6


Join carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients in New York City on Sunday, December 6, 2015 for a unique opportunity to have lunch with three medical experts. Share your experiences with others who have similar concerns and hear from physicians on issues ranging from NET cancer treatments and surgery to follow-up testing and new developments. Read more and make your reservation

Luncheon with the Experts for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients, NYC, December 6, 2015

Carcinoid Cancer Texas Survivors Patient Education Conference

11/13/2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Calling all Zebras and Friends!!  The Carcinoid Cancer Texas Survivors and the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation are pleased to announce a Patient Education Conference on Friday, November 13 in Dallas, Texas at the Dallas Marriott Suites.  The distinguished speakers are carcinoid/NET specialists Dr. Michael Choti from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and Dr. Jonathan Strosberg from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

Click here for a flyer with more information about the conference and how to register

If you are interested in attending the Patient Education Conference in Dallas on November 13th and haven't signed up yet, it is not too late.  Please contact Sandy Arnold at: sandye0957@gmail.com.  For those of you that have already registered, please feel free to submit questions in advance to: cindygonzales454@yahoo.com.  The panel will attempt to answer as many as they can in the time allotted

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Conference on Neuroendocrine Tumors

11/13/2015 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

On Friday, November 13, 2015, Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, will host a CME conference for physicians, residents/students, and nurses on Neuroendocrine Tumors entitled NET Gain = Improved Patient Care: Advancing Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors.  The keynote speakers will be Matthew Kulke, MD, Director, Program in Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, and Jonathan Strosberg, MD, section head of the Neuroendocrine Division and chair of the Gastrointestinal Department Research Program, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. Sandy D. Kotiah, MD, is the Course Director.  Click here for the conference flyer and click here for the agenda.  For more information or to register, visit http://giving.mdmercy.com/neuroendocrine-tumor-cme or call 410-332-4951.

CME Mercy Medical, Baltimore, MD, November 13, 2015

Run for the Stripes, 5K Run/1 Mile Walk, Pennsylvania


Run for the Stripes

Now in its fourth year, Run for The Stripes raises awareness for neuroendocrine cancers and funds for NET research at the University of Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center.  The 5K run/walk will be held at the Philadelphia Zoo. Runners, walkers, and spectators are all invited!! Jan Eisner is the Race Director. Register at Active.com. Read more here:  http://www.racefornet.com/.

Pheo Para Troopers Conference, Syracuse, New York & Free Webcast Online During the Conference

11/06/2015 - 11/07/2015

The Pheo Para Troopers will be hosting a conference and web event in Syracuse, New York on November 6 and 7. The mission of the organization is to empower and support pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma patients globally through knowledge, education, advocacy, and camaraderie while sponsoring key initiatives in data collection, treatment, collaboration, and patient wellness. Click here for an agenda and more information.  To register, click here.

Register now to join the conference online, in real time, during the event. Details of topics covered and the conference schedule are available at this link  http://www.upstate.edu/cancer/about/conference/schedule.php. (Please note that anyone wishing to register during this last week prior to conference should contact Matt Capogreco, the organizer, directly at paratroopermatt@gmail.com.

A large number of respected physicians including Dr. Karel Pacak of the National Institutes of Health, who is the most published researcher on these rare types of NET; Dr. John H. Sipple who was responsible for identifying the association between pheo and thyroid carcinoma which became known as, “Sipple syndrome;” and doctors now considered as the key researchers for both MEN 2A and 2B, will be presenting papers and speaking.


3rd Annual Conference, Asia Pacific NeuroEndocrine Tumour Society (APNETS)

10/30/2015 - 10/31/2015

                    Asia Pacific NeuroEndocrine Tumour Society (APNETS) 3rd Annual Conference

The 3rd annual conference of the Asia Pacific NeuroEndocrine Tumour Society (APNETS) will be held on October 30 and 31, 2015 in Malayasia.  APNETS, a professional society composed of healthcare professionals and scientists, is committed to enhancing the management of neuroendocrine tumors in the Asia Pacific through networking and international collaboration.

NCAN's 7th Annual "Strides for the Stripes" Zebra Walk

10/24/2015 - 10:30am - 3:00pm

              Strdies for Stripes Zebra Walk

The Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network (NCAN) will hold its 7th Annual "Strides for Stripes" Zebra Walk on Saturday, October 24 from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm at Eisenhower Park Field 6A in East Meadow, NY.  The walk helps raise money for programs that assist NET cancer patients and brings about awareness of carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancers.

Webinar: Peptide Receptor Radiotherapy for Neuroendocrine Tumors


Learn more about Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT), how it works, where it is being used, and who is eligible for this treatment.  Join Josh Mailman, President of NorCal CarciNET; Dr. Edward M. Wolin, Director of Neuroendocrine and GI Oncology and Director of Clinicial Research at the University of Kentucky; and Dr. Erik Mittra, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine at Stanford University in California, on Tuesday, October 20 at 12:00 pm, Eastern Time, for a free webinar.  This webinar is sponsored by NorCal CarciNET and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.  Click here for the webinar flyer and click here to register.

Peptide Receptor Radiotherapy for Neuroendocrine Tumors, Webinar on October 20, 2015