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Call for Nominations: 2011 Warner Advocacy Award

June 29, 2011

Novartis Oncology has announced its 2011 Warner Advocacy Award named in honor of Monica Warner, a driving force behind the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation for two decades and an extraordinary advocate for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor survivors. …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s May 2011 Symposium Now Online

June 23, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to share with you videos from its carcinoid/NET symposium, “Neuroendocrine Tumor Management:  The Era of Personalized Medicine,” held on May 1, 2011 at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City.

Following …

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Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day Updates

June 21, 2011

With less than five months until the second Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day on Thursday, November 10, 2011, there have been many exciting developments to share with the carcinoid and NET community.

The first Chinese NET website (www.net.org.tw) …

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Now Recruiting: Carcinoid Syndrome Patients to Participate in Clinical Trial

June 17, 2011

Ipsen is recruiting patients with a history of carcinoid syndrome to participate in a clinical study to evaluate the effect of Somatuline® Depot (Lanreotide Autogel),  a somatostatin analog (SSTa) similar to octreotide, on the control of symptoms …

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Up-to-the-Minute: News for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

June 12, 2011

The first device that simultaneously performs PET and MRI scans, a new alpha-emitter-based therapy for NET cancer patients with progressive therapy-resistant tumors, the first–ever randomized virtual clinical trial, over 100  abstracts on carcinoid

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6 iPhone, Droid, BlackBerry, and iPad Apps for Carcinoid Patients and Physicians

May 30, 2011

A new iPhone app from ASCO, an app from 3M for physicians to help them manage and keep track of patient data, and the American Cancer Society’s Journals app are some of the newest mobile apps in the areas of medicine and healthcare.  For carcinoid and neuroendocrine

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Breaking News: FDA Approves Pfizer’s Sutent for Pancreatic NET Cancer Patients

May 20, 2011

The US Food and Drug Administration today announced approval of Pfizer’s Sutent (sunitinib) for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor cancer patients with tumors that cannot be removed by surgery or that have spread  (metastasized) to …

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Breaking News: FDA Approves Pfizer’s Sutent for Pancreatic NET Cancer Patients

May 20, 2011

The US Food and Drug Administration today announced approval of Pfizer’s Sutent (sunitinib) for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor cancer patients with tumors that cannot be removed by surgery or that have spread  (metastasized) to …

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Breaking News: FDA Approves Treatment for pNET Patients

May 5, 2011

For the first time in nearly three decades, there is a new treatment for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor patients!  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced its approval of Afinitor© for pNET patients.  This is a milestone for the carcinoid/NET…

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All Things Zebra for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness

April 24, 2011

At the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation we get many inquiries about where to purchase zebra-striped pins and other awareness items.  We have scoured the Internet to share a wide variety of jewelry, party supplies, note cards, luggage, organizers, and everyday…

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