James R. Howe, MD, surgical oncologist and endocrine surgeon at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, will be the featured guest for CCF’s Facebook Live Luncheon with the Experts on Thursday, April 28 from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time. Dr. Howe is Co-Director of the Neuroendocrine Cancer Clinic, Division Director of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, and Professor of Surgery at the University of Iowa.
Dr. Howe specializes in taking care of patients with cancers of the pancreas, liver, GI tract, soft tissue sarcoma, melanoma, thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands. His current research focus is the study of gene expression profiles in pancreatic and small bowel NETs to identify new targets for imaging and treatment, and collection of families to search for predisposing genes.
Active in a number of medical organizations, Dr. Howe is a Past President of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, NANETS, and the current President of the Society of Surgical Oncology.
For a list of Dr. Howe’s research articles, CLICK HERE.
To learn more about the multidisciplinary neuroendocrine tumor program at the University of Iowa, CLICK HERE.
CCF’s Luncheon with the Experts series features physicians and healthcare professionals, support group leaders, patients, and colleagues who are key opinion leaders in the neuroendocrine cancer community worldwide. This weekly series is presented via Facebook Live on Thursdays from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time. Join us for unique discussions on a wide variety of topics for everyone in the NET community!
To view the program come to CCF’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Carcinoid/, at noon Eastern Time. There is no need to register and there is no special link.
Viewers are welcome to pose questions during the live program.
The Facebook Live events are hosted by B. Rain Bennett, a longtime CCF filmmaker and dear friend of the NETs community.
If you are on Facebook but unable to join at the scheduled time, the presentations will remain permanently on CCF’s Facebook page in the Video section, https://www.facebook.com/pg/Carcinoid/videos/. You can view all of the 2020-2021 presentations at that link too.
And for anyone not on Facebook, each of the presentations in the series is available on CCF’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/CarcinoidNETs. To receive notifications of all new videos on our YouTube channel, CLICK LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and HIT THE BELL to receive notifications each time a new video is uploaded.
With special thanks to Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, sponsor of the Luncheon with the Experts series.
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