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Show Your Stripes: Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Items for the Holidays

December 7, 2011

During this holiday season, there are many wonderful zebra-striped carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor awareness items that can be shared as gifts.  We’ve scoured the Internet again and have come up these new finds. There are also zebra-striped pins,…

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Tracy Krulik

Carcinoid and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Cancer Survivors Share Their Journeys

November 23, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new Survivor Stories on its website, www.carcinoid.org.  These are stories of courageous carcinoid and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) survivors who, in several…

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Emily Bergsland, MD

California Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference Scheduled for January

November 20, 2011

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients and their families are invited to attend the 2012 NET Patient Half Day Conference on Sunday, January 22 in San Francisco, California.  The latest developments in NET cancers, including clinical trials, …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Announces New Video Series

November 10, 2011

In recognition and support of Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new video series that will begin in 2012.  This series, made possible by the generosity of Kim, Heather and Lauren Simpson and other…

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Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day Update: Events from Australia to Europe to North America

November 7, 2011

Go around the globe for the second Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day (WNCAD) on November 10, 2011. Throughout that day, videos featuring NET events and experts will air on www.netcancerday.org  as the sun travels west, from Australia to Europe to North…

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Breaking News: Steve Jobs, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Apple, Has Died

October 5, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and the carcinoid/NET community express their deepest sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple, who died on Wednesday, October 5, 2011.  Mr. Jobs was diagnosed with an islet

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Racing for a Cause: Carcinoid Car Selected as Finalist in Sponsafier Competition!

October 5, 2011

Fantastic news!  The top ten finalists have been announced and the CARCINOID CAR is a Finalist in the Sponsafier competition! There are 15 days left to vote for the next Sponsafier Champion We need your help – please vote every day from today, October 5,

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New Feature for Medical Professionals on Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Website

September 5, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that a new feature for the medical community has been added to its website, www.carcinoid.org.  The section is entitled Continuing Medical Education (CME)  Upcoming events include:

  • The Penn
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Nominate a Hero

August 31, 2011

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”   Joseph Campbell

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation would like to recognize the healthcare heroes and heroines who change the lives of patients and their loved

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Richard R.P. Warner, MD2

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Rare Cancer

August 26, 2011

From your next door neighbor to Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple who just announced that he is stepping down as CEO of the company, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) affect less than 1 person in 100,000 in the United States.  This rare cancer is often…

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