Clinical Trial Recruiting Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients with Pheochromocytoma or Paraganglioma

March 28, 2010

Neuroendocrine tumor patients with malignant pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma are being sought for a multi-center clinical trial conducted by Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc. In the New York area, one of the clinical trial sites is the Mount

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Neuroendocrine Tumor and Carcinoid Cancer Patients: Please Participate in This Poll

March 26, 2010

The Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society of Singapore (CNETS Singapore) has created a one question poll on NET Patient Misdiagnosis.  We need your help and only 60 seconds of your time to hit the 200 mark for responses to the poll.  There are already …

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Canadian Report Card on Cancer Features Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancers

March 26, 2010

An article by Maureen Coleman, President of the Carcinoid Neuro-Endocrine Tumour Society (CNETS) Canada www.cnetscanada.org, on carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancers is featured in the rare cancers section of the 2009-2010 Report Card on Cancer

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Presents Symposium on Cutting-Edge Treatment

March 23, 2010

Determining Molecular Signature:  A Guide for Targeted Therapy of Neuroendocrine Tumors

Imagine a treatment created just for you as a carcinoid or other neuroendocrine tumor patient based upon a personalized genomic analysis.  This is the cutting-edge…

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Steve Jobs, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient, Talks about Liver Transplant

March 21, 2010

Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, is the most well-known member of the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community. He was diagnosed with an islet cell pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) in 2004 for which he had surgery, followed by a liver transplant in …

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

March 16, 2010

An extraordinary, first of its kind event is planned for November 10, 2010: Worldwide NET (neuroendocrine tumor) Cancer Awareness Day.  Leaders of carcinoid/NET patient support and advocacy groups from throughout the world have been brought together…

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Thanks Silja Chouquet

March 14, 2010

During a recent meeting in Berlin of the international Steering Committee for Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day (WNCAD) on November 10, 2010, Grace Goldstein of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation had the opportunity to hear a fascinating presentation…

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Carcinoid & NET Music Community, Join Today

March 12, 2010

The language of music is universal! Follow the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation with a wonderful resource for the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community – we’re a DJ at www.blip.fm, visit us at http://blip.fm/CarcinoidCancerFoundation

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Acts of Kindness for Carcinoid Patients, Family and Friends

March 7, 2010

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation recommends a wonderfully inspiring book by Cami Walker entitled 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life.   Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis one month after her wedding, at the age of 33, Ms. Walker was given…

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Nutrition & Diet Information for Carcinoid Patients: An Interview with Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD

March 3, 2010

“Niacin deficiency, general protein energy deficiency, nutrition problems due to surgery, malnutrition and chronic diarrhea, and the excess metabolism of tryptophan,” are the key nutritional issues for carcinoid patients says endocrinologist…

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