15 Videos from the 3rd Theranostics World Congress
The 3rd Theranostics World Congress featured a patient education day on Saturday, March 14, made possible with support from the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation. The NorCal CarciNET Community provided funding to…READ MORE
9 News Items for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Community
1. Groundbreaking research from Novartis as they develop drugs that train our immune system to detect and fight tumors. Dr. Glenn Dranoff, a cancer vaccine expert, will lead Novartis’ new research efforts in the area of immuno-oncology. Read …READ MORE
CNETS Singapore Presents New Webinar Series Featuring Neuroendocrine Cancer Experts
The Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (CNETS) of Singapore is embarking on a series of webinars on various topics related to the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine cancers. With the support of a grant from Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals…READ MORE
Luncheon with the Experts in White Plains, NY — Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Are Invited!
The Big Apple NETs support group invites you to join fellow carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients and 3 medical experts for Lunch with the Experts on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 12:00 pm at the Westchester Hills Golf Club, 401 Ridgeway Ave., White…READ MORE
New — Carcinoid NETs Mobile App — Keeping Track of Your Health Just Got Easier!
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that a new unique tool for carcinoid/NETs patients and their caregivers is now available!
The Carcinoid NETs self-care tool, powered by Health Storylines™ allows you to track your mood, symptoms,…READ MORE
March 30 Is National Doctors’ Day
March 30 is NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY. In recognition of carcinoid/neuroendocrine tumor (NET) doctors – you are our heroes and superheroes!! Pictured are some of the NET specialists throughout the United States.
Pictured by columns, left to right,…READ MORE
Cancer and Meditation by Cy Ball
Our guest blogger this month is Cy Ball, a retired computer software developer, enthusiastic fly fisherman, and music producer. He was diagnosed with carcinoid cancer about a year after his retirement, with a primary tumor in his intestinal area (still…READ MORE
3rd Theranostics World Congress Offers Free Patient Program on March 14
Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland will be the site of the 3rd Theranostics World Congress on Ga-68 & PRRT from March 12-14, 2015. Co-sponsored by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and Johns Hopkins Medicine, the…READ MORE
First Northeastern Facility Offers Gallium-68 DOTATOC PET/CT Imaging for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Patients
When Brian Hakimian had the 68Gallium DOTATOC PET/CT scan at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai in New York City on January 14, 2015, he became the first carcinoid patient to undergo this novel imaging test at a northeastern facility. Now in clinical…READ MORE
Intelligent Patients — Just What the Doctor Didn’t Order by Ronny Allan
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that we are going to feature guest contributors to our blog during 2015. Intelligent Patients – Just What the Doctor Didn’t Order by Ronny Allan (pictured), a carcinoid cancer patient from the…READ MORE