In Memoriam: Edda Gomez-Panzani, MD
It is with deep sorrow that we learned of the passing of Edda Gomez-Panzani, MD on June 30, 2015. The NorCal CarciNET Community shared a tribute to Edda who “was instrumental in gaining FDA approval for Somatuline (lanreotide) for NETs patients …READ MORE
Did I Take It . . . or Didn’t I?
When it comes to taking pills, drops, injections, and other forms of medication, about one third to one half of U.S. patients do not adhere to prescribed medication regimens (Osterberg and Blaschke, Adherence to Medication, New England Journal of Medicine,…READ MORE
10 Highlights for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community
- PET/CT using Gallium-68 DOTATOC captures hidden source of neuroendocrine cancer. “An investigational molecular imaging technique could be the key to finding the elusive primary tumor, say presenters at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society
DENIED: Michael Farris’ Journey with Insurance for Neuroendocrine Cancer Treatment
The good news is the very positive result at the end – but the road to getting insurance coverage for Michael Farris’ participation in the PRRT (peptide receptor radionuclide therapy) clinical trial at Excel Diagnostics in Houston, Texas, was fraught…READ MORE
9 More News Items for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Community
Carcinoid/neuroendocrine cancer specialist Dr. Eric Liu will be joining the Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers in Denver, Colorado, effective June 1, 2015. He and medical oncologist Dr. Allen Cohn, also from Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, will head up …READ MORE
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