Author: The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation (CCF)

2019 Monica Warner Award: Call for Nominations

November 26, 2019

Novartis has announced that nominations are open for the 10th Annual Monica Warner Award, which commemorates the life and work of Monica Warner as a driving force in the neuroendocrine tumor (NET) community. Nominations will be accepted until December

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Surgical Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors, November 21 Webinar for Patients and Caregivers

November 13, 2019

You’re invited to participate in a Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Month Webinar on November 21 from 7 to 9 pm, Eastern Time, presented by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES). Four national experts will discuss the surgical management…

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We SCAN! – INCA Launches First-Ever Global Survey to Measure Access Challenges to Optimal Neuroendocrine Tumor Care

September 16, 2019

In order to better understand the challenges of optimal care for neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients, the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA), of which the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is a proud member, today launches SCAN –…

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New York City Luncheon with the Experts on NET Cancer Day 2019

August 12, 2019

Join neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients in New York City on Sunday, November 10, 2019 — NET Cancer Day — for a unique opportunity to have lunch with two medical experts. Share your experiences with others who have similar concerns and hear…

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Facebook Live Event Featuring Carcinoid Heart Disease Specialist Dr. Jerome Zacks, May 17

May 14, 2019

Join us this Friday, May 17th at 2:00 pm EST, for a special Facebook Live event! We’ll hear from neuroendocrine tumor (NET) expert Dr. Jerome S. Zacks, a cardiologist, during an in-depth discussion about Carcinoid Heart Disease.

Dr. Zacks has extensive…

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Raul S. Gonzalez, MD

Twitter Can Help Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Understand Pathology

May 1, 2019

While the downsides of social media are getting a lot of attention in the news, we shouldn’t forget the technology’s incredible power to share useful information efficiently to all who need it. Enter Raul S. Gonzalez, MD, a pathologist at Beth Israel Deaconess

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Aman_Chauhan, MD

Promising Developments in the Pipeline for High Grade Neuroendocrine Tumor Diagnosis and Treatment

April 11, 2019

“Treatment for high grade neuroendocrine neoplasms (abnormal tissue growth) is moving the way that the treatment for triple negative breast cancer is moving — toward the realization that there are a basket of subtypes and that each can be potentially…

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Lowell B. Anthony, MD_2

Markey Cancer Center to Host OncLive Summit on Neuroendocrine Tumors

March 19, 2019

The UK Markey Cancer Center in Lexington, Kentucky, will host OncLive’s State of the Science Summit on Neureoendocrine Tumors (NETs) on Saturday, April 20, 2019. The Summit is “designed to educate healthcare professionals on the clinical benefits …

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CCF Presents Facebook Live with NET Expert Xavier Keutgen, MD – March 18 at 12 Noon, EST

March 13, 2019

You are invited to attend a CCF Facebook Live event with Xavier Keutgen, MD on Monday, March 18 at 12 noon, Eastern Standard Time.  Dr. Keutgen, a surgical oncologist with particular expertise in treating neuroendocrine, thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal…

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Greta Stifel on Neuroendocrine Tumors_ A Patient’s Message to Physicians

Please Help Pass a Bill That Could Result in Earlier Diagnosis for Neuroendocrine Cancer Patients

February 21, 2019

NET patients, friends and families – we need your help! Greta Stifel, founder of the Stifle Cancer Foundation, NET patient thriver, advocate and political activist, has created and submitted to the State of Connecticut Public Health Committee,…

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