Run for Hope to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Research and Education
Get your running shoes ready for the 8th ANNUAL RUN FOR HOPE on Saturday, August 4, 2012. The goal of the run is to raise awareness of carcinoid cancer, provide education, and give hope . . . while raising funds for carcinoid research and education and the …READ MORE
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Granted Orphan Drug Designation by FDA for Carcinoid Syndrome Treatment
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has been granted Orphan Drug Designation for telotristat etiprate (LX1032) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). LX1032 is used to treat carcinoid syndrome, a chronic condition caused by neuroendocrine tumors,…READ MORE
New England Carcinoid Connection (NECC) Announces June 2012 Conference
Carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the New England Carcinoid Connection Conference on Friday, June 8, 2012 at The Lantana in Randolph, Massachusetts. The…READ MORE
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Type 1 Seminar Scheduled for June 2012 at Mayo Clinic
MEN, carcinoid, and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, advocacy groups, physicians, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 Seminar presented by American Multiple Endocrine…READ MORE
2012 National Carcinoid & NET Patient Conference: Register Today!
Carcinoid and NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer patients, caregivers, and family members have a unique opportunity to learn more about NET cancer, including the latest information about diagnosis and treatments, and to network with hundreds of others…READ MORE
Twitter Chat on Rare Disease Day to Focus on Carcinoid and NET Cancers
Join us on Rare Disease Day, February 29th, for a Twitter chat about NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancers with Steven K. Libutti, MD, Director of Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Carein New York. The chat will begin at 2 pm, Eastern Time.
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2012 CNETS Canada Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Conference Joins Medical Professionals, Patients & Caregivers
Carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor specialists from around the world, fascinating presentations on all aspects of these rare diseases, the opportunity to meet fellow carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NETs) patients and caregivers from…READ MORE
World Cancer Day — February 4
Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day — uniting the world in the fight against cancer by raising awareness, educating the public, and lobbying for change. Together we can reduce the global cancer burden.
World Cancer Day takes place every year …
HealthWell Foundation Reopens Program for Carcinoid
The HealthWell Foundation, which assists with numerous disease states and their medications, has reopened its fund for Carcinoid Tumors and Symptoms Related to Carcinoid Tumors. This is a first-come, first-served program.
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Update on Carcinoid and The Dr. Oz Show
As a follow-up to our blog about a carcinoid patient appearing on the Dr. Oz Show, we would like to share an update. When we were informed that a carcinoid patient was appearing on the Dr. Oz Show, we thought that carcinoid was going to be mentioned in the show. …READ MORE