2014 National NET Patient Conference

09/18/2014 - 09/21/2014

The 2014 National NET Patient Conference will be held 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.

Tommyland Invitational Charity Golf Tournament, Utah


The 1st Annual Tommyland Tourney, a charity golf tournament to benefit the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, will be held at Schneiter's Riverside Golf Course in Riverdale, Utah on Sunday, September 14th. The tournament is being held in memory of Thomas Craig Patterson (pictured) who passed away after a long and courageous battle with carcinoid cancer.Thomas Craig Patterson

Guarantee your spot -- the tournament is limited to the first 100 players!!  Sponsors of the event are NAPA Auto & Truck Parts, NAPA AutoCare Center and Crus Oil Inc.  Additional activity opportunities for sponsorships are available.

Everyone is welcome -- for those who are not golfers, you can help out with the fun events, support those whose lives have been touched by carcinoid cancer, and participate in a worthy cause.

Click here for a Sign Up Sheet; click here for Hole Sponsorship - Activity Opportunities.  For more information call Denis Johnson 801-381-4217; Vicky Donio 801-414-2936; Trace Kenny 801-940-0730; or Michelle Patterson 801-721-6163.

10th Annual Run for Hope 5K Walk/Run


Get your running shoes ready for the 10th Annual Run for Hope, organized by the Lambert Family!  This year's event is being held in honor of Jeanne Lambert, a 10-year survivor of carcinoid cancer and founder of Run for Hope.  The mission of the Run is to empower people in the fight against cancer by educating about cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and research for a cure.  Run for Hope will be held at City Park in Fort Collins, Colorado.

For more information and to register, visit the Run for Hope website:  www.runforhope.net.


Ride/Run for the Stripes in Palo Alto, California

08/03/2014 - 8:00am - 1:30pm

Ride/Run for the Stripes will be held on August 3 at Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California to benefit the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation.  The event was created by Lori Shaw whose dad, Nic, was diagnosed in March 2012 with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNET).  Participants can choose either a 25-mile bike ride or a 5K run/walkClick Here to register and for more information.

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!


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.