Awareness

Luncheon with Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Experts in New York City

Sun, 12/14/2014

Join carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients in New York City on Sunday, December 14, 2014 for a unique opportunity to have lunch with three medical experts.

The Bea Lehming Memorial Lectures - Virginia

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Internationally known carcinoid/neuroendocrine cancer experts Thomas M.  O'Dorisio, MD and M. Sue O'Dorisio, MD, will be the featured speakers for The Bea Lehming Memorial Lectures in Falls Church, Virginia on Saturday, November 15. The Bea Lehming Memorial Lectures are made possible with contributions form the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) and the Captial Area Carcinoid Survivors (CACS) members.

Living with Neuroendocrine Cancer: The Second Annual Conference for Patients and Caregivers

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Neuroendocrine tumor patients and caregivers are invited for an afternoon of networking and information gathering, sponsored by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday, October 18.

Carcinoid/NET Patient Education Day - State of Washington

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:45am - 4:30pm

The PNW Carcinoid/NET Support Group will present a day of learning and support for carcinoid/NET patients and their loved ones at UW Medicine in Seattle, Washington on Saturday, October 25.  The featured speakers are Veena Shankaran, MD on "Systemic Therapy Option for Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors" and Flavio Rocha, MD on "The Role of Local Therapy for Metastatic Carcinoid and PNETs."  There will also be presentations by a nutritionist, a yoga and meditation practitioner, and a nurse educator.

Tommyland Invitational Charity Golf Tournament, Utah

Sun, 09/14/2014

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.

3rd Annual Dean Paras Memorial 5K Cross Country Run/Walk for Neuroendocrine Cancer Research

Sun, 10/12/2014

Run, walk, or cheer on all participating in the 3rd Anuual Dean Paras Memorial 5K on Sunday, October 12th at University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio.  Registration begins at 11:30 am and the Run/Walk starts at 1:00 pm.  Malina Papanikolaou has organized the event in memory of her cousin, Dean Paras (pictured), who lost his battle with neuroendocrine cancer at the age of 26 in 2011.&n

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

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

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

CCAN's 2014 "Strides for Stripes" Zebra Walk, NY

Sat, 11/01/2014

The Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) will hold its 6th Annual "Strides for Stripes" Zebra Walk on Saturday, November 1 at 10:30 am at Eisenhower Park Field 6A 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.

Run for the Stripes, Philadelphia Zoo

Sat, 11/08/2014

Now in its third year, Run for The Stripes (click here for flyer) raises awareness for neuroendocrine cancers and funds for NET research at the University of Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center.  The 5K run/walk will be held at the Philadelphia Zoo. Runners, walkers, and spectators are all invited!!

10th Annual Run for Hope 5K Walk/Run

Sat, 08/16/2014

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.

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