Patient Education on Carcinoid Syndrome: From Diagnosis to Treatment

A Live Online Event on Wednesday, March 1, 11 am to 12 noon Eastern Standard Time

Ask Your Questions during the Live Program or Submit Them in Advance

Cancer Coach Live, in partnership with the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, is presenting a special patient education live event on Carcinoid Syndrome: From Diagnosis to Treatment.  Whether you are a newly diagnosed neuroendocrine cancer patient with carcinoid syndrome or have been living with carcinoid syndrome for years, this live and interactive program with a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) /carcinoid syndrome specialist, patients, and patient advocates will help empower you to keep moving forward — understanding the diagnosis, informing you about treatment options and resources, and sharing tips for living with the syndrome.

The featured speakers are:

Edward M. Wolin, MD, internationally renowned neuroendocrine cancer specialist and medical oncologist, is Director of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Program at Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care, a premier cancer center in New York City.

Grace Goldstein is the Chief Operating Officer for the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and has also served as President of the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance.  She works tirelessly to spread awareness about NET cancer, helping patients all over the globe.

Giovanna Joyce Imbesi has been living with neuroendocrine cancer for eleven years as is the Founder and Executive Director of the Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (LACNETS).

Mitchell Berger was diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer and carcinoid syndrome in 1999.  A retired attorney, he is now a neuroendocrine cancer support group leader and patient advocate.

This four–part program covers:

1. Understanding the Diagnosis: What Does it Mean to Have Carcinoid Syndrome?
2. The Work–Up: What Tests to Expect for Carcinoid Syndrome
3. Treating  and Managing Carcinoid Syndrome
4. What to Do Between Doctor Visits and Treatments: Self-Care, Resources, and Q&A


SPECIAL NOTE: The program and accompanying slides are now available by clicking on this link:


Click here to register for the program and you will receive a link to join the event.  You can also submit questions in advance here (Click on the ASK button and a new window will open to submit your question).

This special program is sponsored by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.  Hope to see you on March 1st!

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