Category: cancer advocacy

Molly Clarke is a blogger who writes about Social Security Disability issues

Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors and Social Security Disability Benefits

December 15, 2013

Carcinoid tumors are usually slow growing tumors that arise from the neuroendocrine system, which produces hormones. Many carcinoids begin in the digestive track and can lead to carcinoid syndrome, which refers to an array of symptoms that occur as …

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Warner Advocacy Award 2013: Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations: 2013 Warner Advocacy Award

June 21, 2013

Novartis Oncology has announced the 2013 Warner Advocacy Award, named in honor of  the late Monica Warner, a driving force behind the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation for two decades and extraordinary advocate for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor …

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"Sunny" Susan Anderson Selected as Winner of 2012 Warner Advocacy Award

“Sunny Susan” Anderson Wins 2012 Warner Advocacy Award

December 11, 2012

When “Sunny Susan” Anderson began her search on the Internet in 1995 for information about carcinoid cancer little did she realize that she would later create the first carcinoid patient website and become an extraordinary advocate for others seeking…

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Magnus Essand, researcher at Uppsala University in Sweden, is seeking funding for the first human trial of an engineered virus that targets neuroendocrine cancer

A Possible Cure for Neuroendocrine Cancer — It Can Be Named for You or a Loved One

September 1, 2012

For $1.6 million (1 million pounds) an oncolytic virus that has the potential to cure neuroendocrine cancer can be named for the donor.  At Uppsala University in Sweden researchers are ready to start a clinical trial for up to 20 NET (neuroendocrine tumor)…

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Monica Grundmann dedicates championship ride to carcinoid cancer awareness

Monica Grundmann Dedicates Championship Ride to Carcinoid Cancer Awareness

July 2, 2012

Congratulations to carcinoid cancer survivor Monica Grundmann on winning the OCTRA 25 mi/40 km Competitive Trail Ride in Stormont, Ontario, Canada with her MORAB stallion, Excalibur Legend, on  June 10th (check out those zebra striped gloves!!).…

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Mud Cats Little League Team Raises Awareness for Carcinoid Cancer and Funds for the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

Mud Cats Little League Team Raises Awareness for Carcinoid Cancer and Funds for the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

June 26, 2012

To the amazing Mud Cats Little League Team, their coaches, families and friends we say a huge THANK YOU!!! Raising awareness about carcinoid cancer and funds for the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation was the goal of the June 2, 2012  Loudoun County, Virginia…

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Colorado Run for Hope to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Research and Education

Run for Hope to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Research and Education

April 12, 2012

Get your running shoes ready for the 8th ANNUAL RUN FOR HOPE on Saturday, August 4, 2012.  The goal of the run is to raise awareness of carcinoid cancer, provide education, and give hope . . . while raising funds for carcinoid research and education and the …

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American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support and Mayo Clinic sponsor MEN Seminar

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Type 1 Seminar Scheduled for June 2012 at Mayo Clinic

March 29, 2012

MEN, carcinoid, and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, advocacy groups, physicians, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 Seminar presented by American Multiple Endocrine

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HealthWell Foundation reopens fund for Carcinoid Tumors

HealthWell Foundation Reopens Program for Carcinoid

January 13, 2012

The HealthWell Foundation, which assists with numerous disease states and their medications, has reopened its fund for Carcinoid Tumors and Symptoms Related to Carcinoid Tumors.  This is a first-come, first-served program.

What does the HealthWell

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Lucy Wiley, carcinoid patient, blog

5 Blogs and 2 Websites Recommended by the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

December 23, 2011

Blogs and personal websites are informative, inspirational, imaginative, and a wonderful way for writers to share what’s on their mind with a wide group of people.  There are several blogs and websites that the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation finds …

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