New England Carcinoid Connection Conference in Massachusetts

06/27/2014 - 7:30am - 4:00pm

The New England Carcinoid Connection has announced its June 27, 2014 conference in Randolph, Massachusetts.  The guest speakers will be Dr. Jennifer Chan, Clinical DIrector, Program in Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Dr. Thomas E. Clancy, Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital; and Dr. Keith E. Stuart, Chairman, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. Additionally, participants can choose from concurrent workshops in the morning and afternoon.  For further information and to register, CLICK HERE.

Los Angeles Patient Education Seminar

06/21/2014 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation is presenting a free educational conference for patients and caregivers on Saturday, June 21 in Los Angeles, California at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.  Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 am and the program begins at 12:30 pm. The half-day conference will focus on 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.  For more informaon and to register, click here.

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.

ENETS Annual Conference

03/05/2014 - 03/07/2014

ENETS, the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, will hold its 11th Annual Conference in Barcelona, Spain from May 5-7, 2014. All ENETS members and anyone interested in NET research and clinical practice is invited to attend the conference.  For more information, click here.

Neuroendocrine Mid-Winter Conference, Colorado

02/08/2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Carcinoid/NET specialist Dr. Eric Liu and Dr. W. Thomas Purcell, Executive Medical Director of Oncology Services at the University of Colorado Hospital, will be the guest speakers for the Neuroendocrine Mid-Winter Conference on Saturday, February 8 from 10 am to 2 pm at the University of Colorado Medical Campus, Anschutz Outpatient Building. A light lunch will be provided. The conference is sponsored by the Neuroendocrine Carcinoid Cancer Education Association. For more information and to RSVP, contact Jeanne Lambert, 970-229-1366 or jj.lambert@comcast.net. Click here for the conference flyer.