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Advocacy Award Honors the Late Monica Warner of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation: Call for Nominations

June 15, 2010

Novartis Oncology has announced its 2010 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 patients. …

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Clinical Trials Resources for Carcinoid Cancer & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

June 13, 2010

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients can have the latest information about clinical trials delivered directly to their computers – by RSS feed or e-mail.  Go to https://clinicaltrials.gov/, in the search field enter the type of trial you are…

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Lung Carcinoid Survivor Runs Marathon in California

June 8, 2010

When Kenneth Todd asked his surgeon how the removal of his left lung would affect his daily activities, the surgeon told him he could do everything except run a marathon.  Mr. Todd, who had never previously been a runner, decided he had a new goal.  In 2006,…

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Carcinoid Cancer Advocacy

June 4, 2010

For Heather Yohnka-Boettcher serving as an advocate for carcinoid cancer is her focus as a team captain in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.  The 2010 Relay for Life of Van Buren West will be held on June 12 and 13 from 10:00 am to 10:00 am at Bangor…

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Proclamation Heralds Worldwide Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Cancer Awareness Day: November 10, 2010

May 26, 2010

To raise greater awareness of neuroendocrine tumor (NET) cancers the first annual Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day is being planned for Wednesday, November 10, 2010.  In preparation for this unique day, a proclamation has been created by the World

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Study to Evaluate Families with History of Carcinoid Cancer

May 23, 2010

The Natural History of Familial Carcinoid Tumor is recruiting participants who are interested in being part of a study that will “evaluate families with a history of carcinoid cancer to determine ways to improve early detection and to find the gene that…

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New Zebra Awareness Item to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

May 20, 2010

A new zebra amulet necklace is now available from the Barking Zebra (www.barkingzebra.net).  Enter the Zebra Room to see this lovely, delicate zebra which comes with a bright sterling silver chain, either 16” or 18” in length.  $5.00 from the sale of each…

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YMCA/Rocky Gap Triathlon in Maryland Supports Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

May 19, 2010

Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of the Cumberland YMCA in Maryland, the YMCA/Rocky Gap Triathlon, and a carcinoid patient and her family, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is one of three charitable organizations being supported by the June 5,

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Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Invited to FDA Public Hearing

May 16, 2010

For carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients who would like their voices to be heard regarding the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of drugs, biologics, and devices for the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases, you are invited…

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Inspiration for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Patients

May 14, 2010

If you are a carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer patient seeking inspiration, there is a wonderful article in the Spring 2010 issue of Cancer Fighters Thrive TM entitled, “Dr. Bernie Siegel’s Very Simple Secrets of Happiness,” by Bernie S. Siegel, MD,

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