NET Cancer Patient Conference, Los Angeles, CA

12/14/2013 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

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 Tumor Regional Conference for Physicians & Healthcare Professionals - Colorado

12/13/2013 - 12/13/2014

The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) is hosting a Neuroendocrine Tumor Regional Conference for physicians and other healthcare professionals on Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  Registration will open soon.

Neuroendocrine Tumors Conference -- UKI NETS and the Royal College of Physicians

11/25/2013

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.

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4th Annual Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day

11/10/2013

NET Cancer Day, November 10, 2013The 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

11/10/2013

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

11/10/2013

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

                NET Cancer Day 2013 Webinar

Run for the Stripes -- 5K Run/Walk

11/09/2013

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.

     Run for the Stripes 2012, Philadelphia Zoo

Houston Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Day

11/08/2013

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.

New Jersey Carcinoid Cancer NETwork Conference

11/02/2013 - 7:15am - 4:45pm

New Jersey Carcinoid Cancer NETwork Conference

Carcinoid/NETs:  Moving Forward is a day-long conference for NET cancer patients, families, and the healthcare community, sponsored by the New Jersey Carcinoid Cancer NETwork.  Get the most up-to-date information in the neuroendocrine tumor community, including exciting new developments.  The guest speakers will be Dr. Richard Warner, Director of the Center for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and Medical Director of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation; Dr. Yi-Zarn Wang from the Oschner Medical Center in Kenner, Louisiana; Dr. Guiseppi Condemi, Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, New Jersey; Dr. Justine Deitz, Holy Name Medical Center; and Dr. Eric Liu, Director of the Neuroendocrine Center and Director of Surgical Services at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference will include a deluxe continental breakfast and lunch, and will conclude with a moderated Question & Answer Period. Click here for more information and to register.

CCAN's 5th Annual Strides for Stripes Zebra Walk

11/02/2013

CCAN 5th Annual Strides for Stripes Zebra Walk

The Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) will hold its 5th Annual "Strides for Stripes" Zebra Walk on Saturday, November 2 at 10:30 am at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, NY.  The walk helps raise money for programs that assist NET cancer patients and brings about awareness of carcinoid and NET cancers. Water and energy bars will be provided and a light lunch will be served.  Entertainment will be provided by Undercover from 12 noon to 2 pm. Raise $25.00 and get a T-shirt and a pedometer!  There are various other prizes as the amount you collect grows.  Form a team at your school, work or club.  For more information and to register, CLICK HERE.