NANETS Annual NET Conference

10/09/2014 - 10/11/2014

NANETS 7th Annual NET Conference

The North American NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) will present its 7th Annual NET Conference from October 9 to 11, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. 

2014 National NET Patient Conference

09/18/2014 - 09/21/2014

Save the date -- 2014 National NET Patient Conference  September 18-20 at the Charlotte Marriott City Center Hotel, 100 West Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina. On September 21 there will be a special half-day program on lung carcinoid and DIPNECH. Registration is now open. For a conference schedule and to register, CLICK HERE. The Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network is the conference sponsor.

International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

09/17/2014 - 09/20/2014

The International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma (ISP) 2014 will cover all aspects of research on pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma, focusing on pheochromocytoma-related genes, new biochemical tests and imaging, new medical treatments, and the clinical guideline. The ISP 2014 will also provide the opportunity to present various cases for discussion. ISP 2014 will be held in Kyoto, Japan, an ancient capital with a history of more than 1200 years and the center of science and culture in Japan.

Los Angeles Patient Education Seminar

06/21/2014

The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation is presenting a free educational conference for patients and caregivers on Saturday, June 21 in Los Angeles, California.  More details to come on CFCF's 6th Annual Los Angeles Patient Seminar.

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2014 Annual Meeting June 7-11, 2014

06/07/2014 - 06/11/2014

Neuroendocrine Tumors will be featured during the Patient Education Day, June 8, when the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) holds its 2014 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri.  Josh Mailman, President of NorCal CarciNETs and Chair of the SNMMI Patient Advocacy Advisory Board, will give the Welcome presentation. Carcinoid/NET physicians Dr. Richard P. Baum from Bad Berka, Germany and Dr. Richard J. Campeau from LSU and Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner will also give presentations during the June 7th session on Theranostics Nuclear Medicine in Oncology – Updates and Future DirectionsRead more

Neuroendocrine Tumor Regional Conference for Physicians & Healthcare Professionals

05/17/2014 - 7:30am - 3:45pm

The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, are hosting a Neuroendocrine Tumor Regional Conference for physicians and other healthcare professionals on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Troy, Michigan. The conference will focus on "Multidisciplinary Management of NET Cancers." For a complete program and additional information, CLICK HERE.  To register, CLICK HERE.

B3 Affair, Bid, Bet & Buy for Life!

05/17/2014

The Lois Merrill Foundation will present a Masquerade Ball on Saturday, May 17 at The Abbey in San Diego, California.  The evening will include dinner, an open bar, casino gaming, music, and art.  Proceeds will benefit carcinoid/NET cancer patients. For more information, click here.

Luncheon with the Experts in New York City

05/04/2014 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Join carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients in New York City on Sunday, May 4, 2014 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 carcinoid heart disease to follow-up testing and new developments. Read more

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Patient & Family Seminar

03/22/2014

Multiple endocrine neoplasia 1 and 2 patients and their families are invited to attend a free, half-day educational seminar presented by the Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois in partnership with American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support.  The keynote speaker will be Stephen Marx, MD from the National Institutes of Health discussing The Genetics of MEN.  Additional topics include Genetic Counseling, MEN in Children, Pancreatic Surgery for MEN 1, Management of MEN 1 Pituitary Tumors, Medullary Cancer in MEN 2, and Long-Term Follow Up of MEN Patients. Click here for a seminar flyer. 

Details and registration:  http://cancer.northwestern.edu/MEN/index.cfm, 312-695-1390.

Cancer Update 2014: Neuroendocrine Tumors

03/13/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

A Review of NET Cancer Conditions for Practicing Clinicians will be Seza Gulec, MDpresented by Seza Gulec, MD (pictured), Chief of Oncology, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, Florida, on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Doubletree Grand Key Resort in Key West, Florida.  Two hours of Continuing Education are available for health professional participants.  Health professional students are welcome.  The program is being presented by Florida Keys AHEC. Download the program flyer here.  For more information and to register, call 305-743-7111, extension 208.