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. 

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Patient, Family, and Medical Professionals Seminar


American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support

Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) patients, their families/friends, and medical professionals are invited to attend a free, half-day education seminar presented by the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in partnership with American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support.  Topics include A Brief Overview of MEN-1, Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery, Pituitary Surgery, Adrenal Surgery, Hospital and Surgical Care Panel, Genetics of MEN, and MEN Long-Term Follow-up Care.  Following the seminar, AMEN Support will host a reception at the Doubletree Hotel in Rochester from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Hill Day with Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging & NorCal CarciNET Community

09/30/2014 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

The NorCal CarciNET Community will be visiting Washington, DC on September 30 with the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Imaging (SNMMI).  You are invited to join them to meet with your representatives -- help educate them about carcinoid/NETs as well as the advancements in nuclear medicine that are benefitting NET patients.  There is no cost to participate.  Participants are asked to be available on the afternoon of Monday, September 29 for an orientation session.  Click Here  for more information and to register.

AMEND USA Roadshow Meeting Florida


The AMEND USA team and specialist medical professionals from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center will present a free, day-long program in Port Charlotte, Florida.  The agenda will include updates on AMEND USA and AMEND UK, diagnostic/pre-symptomatic screening strategies for MEN1 and 2, living with MEN1 and MEN2b, surgical approaches, role of an endocrine nurse, and the current state of disease/therapeutic research and where things may be going. Click here for more informaton and to register.

World MEN 2014

09/25/2014 - 09/27/2014

World MEN International Workshop, Vienna, 2014

The 14th International Workshop on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia and Other Rare Endocrine Tumors will be held from September 25-27, 2014 in Vienna, Austria.  Topics to be covered include:  Genetic Aspects of Pituitary Tumors, MEN1 and Hereditary Hyperparathyroidism, MEN1 and the Pancreas, MEN2 - Rare RET Mutations, Hereditary Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma, Treatment of Advance Endocrine Tumors, and MEN: New Experimental and Clinical Developments. For further information, visit the website

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:


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.