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Grocery Shopping Tips & Comfort Food for Carcinoid Cancer and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

January 16, 2010

If you are feeling especially ill, whether it’s from the effects of carcinoid and other neuroendocrine cancers, recent surgery or treatments, grocery shopping can be an overwhelming excursion. Family and friends can offer this invaluable service …

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Zebra Ball – Stars for the Stripes to Benefit The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

January 14, 2010

What:     Zebra Ball – Stars for the Stripes, featuring a silent auction, dinner, live  auction and raffle, and dancing
When:   Saturday evening, February 13, 2010
Where:  Chicago, Illinois at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, The River Walk’s  Crystal…

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2010 Zebra Calendar Still Available: Help Spread the Word about Carcinoid Cancer and Neuroendocrine Tumors

January 8, 2010

“If you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras.”  Neuroendocrine tumors can be considered medical zebras.  To bring about greater awareness of these rare diseases, the Florida Carcinoid Support Group is once again offering a beautiful zebra…

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New Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Item: Monica’s Bracelet

January 5, 2010

Visit the Barking Zebra website, www.barkingzebra.net, and you will find elegant awareness jewelry, benefitting a variety of causes, including The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and the American Cancer Society.   Monica’s Bracelet was created to …

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Financial Resource for Carcinoid/NET Patients

January 4, 2010

Did you know there is a foundation dedicated to helping carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor patients with medical costs through a program of grants based upon financial need?  The Lois Merrill Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in…

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BlogCatalog

January 3, 2010

  

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation (CCF) is pleased to announce that the Foundation’s blog has been selected for inclusion in BlogCatalog, a premiere Internet directory of blogs on subjects ranging from health and medicine to technology to education …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Celebrate Milestone

December 29, 2009

Will you be the one?  Actually that’s the one millionth!  In 2010 we eagerly anticipate the one millionth visitor to The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s website, www.carcinoid.org.  Our website has had over 950,000 visitors since April 1997.  Join …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Salutes CCAN

December 22, 2009

As we enjoy the holiday season and prepare for the New Year, it is also a time to reflect upon the past year and to recognize those individuals who go above and beyond on a daily basis to improve the lives of carcinoid cancer/neuroendocrine tumor patients …

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Carcinoid Heart Disease: Facts You Need to Know

December 17, 2009
“Serotonin seems to be the single most damaging substance in carcinoid heart disease,” explains JEROME S. ZACKS, MD.  Dr. Zacks, a cardiologist, is a member of the Carcinoid/ Neuroendocrine Tumor Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City,… READ MORE
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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Medical Director Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

December 7, 2009

Dr. Richard R.P. WarnerRichard R.P. Warner, M.D., Medical Director of The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, was honored by the North American NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) at its 2009 Conference held in Charlotte, North Carolina, in October.  …

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