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2014 National NET Patient Conference
Save the date -- 2014 National NET Patient Conference (yes, that’s 2014!), September 18-20 at the Charlotte Marriott City Center Hotel, 100 West Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina. Registration will open in February 2014. More information to follow at a later date from the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network, the conference sponsor.
International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
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.
NorCal CarciNET 2014 Patient Conference
A day of discussion on the latest developments in neuroendocrine tumor (NET) research and treatment. Topics will range from discovery and diagnosis through treatment and living with cancer and feature experts from UCSF, ZentralKlinik in Bad Berka, and others to be announced. Open to patients, caregivers and those interested in NETs. The agenda will be available in early December and the conference will be held at the Krutch Theater (Clark-Kerr) on the UC Berkeley campus. CLICK HERE for more information and to register.
NET Cancer Patient Conference, Los Angeles, CA
The Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) is presenting a day-long conference in Los Angeles, California, on Saturday, December 14. Featured speakers include Dr. Edward Wolin, Dr. Eric Liu, Dr. Eugene Woltering, Dr. Yi-Zarn Wang, Dr. Charles Nutting, and Mia Tepper. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza and a special rate is available until November 18th for conference guests. For more information and to register, CLICK HERE.
Neuroendocrine Tumors Conference -- UKI NETS and the Royal College of Physicians
The UKI NETS 11th National Conference will be a joint meeting with the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and will take place on November 25, 2013 at the RCP in London. The event aims to bring together professionals in the field of neuroendocrine tumors to discuss the latest developemtns and best practice.
Click here for more information.
4th Annual Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day
The 4th Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day will be held internationally on November 10, 2013. Sign the Proclamation in support of the awareness campaign, http://netcancerday.org/support-us/sign-the-proclamation, become a friend on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/netcancerday, follow the campaign on Twitter, https://twitter.com/netcancerday, view NET Cancer Day videos on YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/netcancerday, and sign up for the NET Cancer Day e-newsletter, http://netcancerday.org/.
1st Annual Carcinoid/NET Cancer Awareness Walk -- Iowa
The Iowa Carcinoid Cancer Connection support group and the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network are sponsoring a walk to fight cancer in conjunction with Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day. The walk will talk place at the DMACC Ankeny Campus, DMACCC Lake, Building 7 in Ankeny, Iowa. Sign in is at noon and the walk starts at 1 pm. Register here. Read more here.
NET Cancer Day 2013 Webinar Features Three Leading Carcinoid/NET Specialists
In recognition of Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day on November 10, NorCal CarciNet is hosting a one-hour, free webinar. Here’s a great opportunity to hear from 3 of the leading specialists in carcinoid/NET cancer treatment on NET CANCER DAY: Professor Dr. Richard P. Baum, Bad Berka, Germany; Dr. Eric Liu, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee; and Dr. Thomas O’Dorisio, University of Iowa. The webinar will be moderated by Josh Mailman, President of NorCal CarciNET and Chair of Patient Advocacy for the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and Bill Claxton, founder of CNETS Singapore. The webinar will start at 7 am Pacific Time. To join, please register here: http://norcalcarcinet.org/index.php/netcancer-day-webinar
Run for the Stripes -- 5K Run/Walk
Now in its second 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 run/walk will be held at the Philadelphia Zoo. There's an Early Bird Entry Fee through August 31. Runners, walkers, and spectators are all invited!! Jan Eisner is the Race Director. Click here for more information.
Houston Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Day
The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation will bring together patients, loved ones, medical professionals, and supporters for its 3rd Patient Seminar in Houston, Texas on November 8, 2013. This event is co-sponsored by The Methodist Cancer Center and the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation, in participation with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Learn more about the latest in neuroendocrine cancer diagnosis and treatment. Expert speakers will give brief lectures and then answer questions from patients and caregivers in a moderated discussion. More information to follow, contact Caring for Carcinoid Foundation for details.
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
333 Mamaroneck Avenue #492
White Plains, NY 10605