Whether you are in Chicago or Phoenix, New York City or Los Angeles County there are several upcoming events for the neuroendocrine tumor (NET) community in November and December. And some you can attend via Facebook Live!
November 10 is Worldwide NET Cancer Day, a day created by the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA), to raise awareness of neuroendocrine cancers around the globe. Events will be taking place throughout the world on November 10 including the Let’s Talk About NETs campaign. Read more about NET Cancer Day here: http://incalliance.org/.
A NET Cancer Day Symposium will be presented by LACNETS, the Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, at City of Hope in Duarte, California on November 10 from 9 am to 1:30 pm PST. The symposium will include educational seminars, networking and connecting, and interactive booths. NET Cancer Day T-shirts will be available during the Symposium. Complimentary breakfast and lunch, as well as free parking, are available for all attendees. More details to come! Questions? Email events@LACNETS.org. Click here to register.
Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors is a workshop to be presented by Gilda’s Club Chicago on Saturday, November 10, featuring NET expert Xavier Keutgen, MD, Rush University Medical Center. Workshop participants will learn about diagnosis, treatment options and managing the side effects of NETs, as well as how to cope with the psychosocial impact and foster constructive dialogue with your healthcare team. Reservations are required for this FREE workshop. Lunch will be available from 12:30 to 1:00 pm CST and the workshop will take place from 1:00 to 2:00 pm CST. For those who can’t attend in person, the workshop will also be available via Facebook Live, https://www.facebook.com/GildasClubCHI/. Click here to register: https://www.gildasclubchicago.org/.
Help educate local physicians about NETs — encourage your doctor to register for the NANETS, North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, New Orleans Regional NET Education Conference on Saturday, November 10. Offered in partnership with Ochsner Medical Center, the NANETS new Orleans Regional Conference https://nanets.net/regionals/new-orleans will bring together area experts in the management of NET cancers, with guest speakers from across the county. Topics to be addressed include: An Overview of Neuroendocrine Tumors, Surgical Treatment of NETs, Hormonal Management of NETs, and Case Presentations and Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards. Click here for more information about NANETS’ Regional NET Education: https://nanets.net/regionals.
“Late NET Talk,” a FREE evening of inspirational stories and connections hosted by stand-up comedian Steve Mazan, will be presented in Phoenix on Thursday, November 1. You and a guest are invited! Read more about Steve Mazan here: https://www.carcinoid.org/2018/09/17/late-net-talk-2018-chicago-atlanta-phoenix/. Seating is limited; click here to RSVP today.
Gilda’s Club of New York City will be the location of Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors on Tuesday, November 27, featuring NET expert Edward M. Wolin, MD, Director of the Center for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors, Mount Sinai Health System and Co-Medical Director of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation. This FREE workshop will raise awareness among patients and caregivers about diagnosis, treatment options, managing side effects, coping with the psychosocial impact of NETs, and fostering constructive dialogue with your healthcare team. Light refreshments will be served. The workshop will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 pm and will also be on Facebook Live for those who can’t attend in person, https://www.facebook.com/GildasClubNYC/. Reservations for the in-person workshop can be made by calling 212-647-9700 or visiting https://www.gildasclubnyc.org.
Co-sponsored by the NET Research Foundation and The Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai in New York City, the December 1 New York City NET Patient and Caregiver Education Conference will be an opportunity to learn from the experts about the latest in care for patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Presentations will include information on PRRT, diagnostic scans, surgery options, interventional radiology, symptom management, Q&A with speakers from Mount Sinai and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and more. The conference is FREE of CHARGE, complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided. The conference will be held at the Westin Times Square, 270 W 43rd Street, New York City.