Cytoreductive Surgery: Why, When, & How often?
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation recently presented a Live Q&A session with Dr. Xavier Keutgen, discussing surgery for people living with neuroendocrine…READ MORE
First Mobile App for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Community Goes Live
The first mobile app for carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients is now available for downloading on the iPhone, iPad, and Android! My NET Manager, a free app provided by Novartis Oncology, offers patients a unique opportunity to track…READ MORE
World Cancer Day — February 4
Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day — uniting the world in the fight against cancer by raising awareness, educating the public, and lobbying for change. Together we can reduce the global cancer burden.
World Cancer Day takes place every year …
Now Recruiting: Carcinoid Syndrome Patients to Participate in Clinical Trial
Ipsen is recruiting patients with a history of carcinoid syndrome to participate in a clinical study to evaluate the effect of Somatuline® Depot (Lanreotide Autogel), a somatostatin analog (SSTa) similar to octreotide, on the control of symptoms …READ MORE
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Speak on Behalf of NET Cancer Patients at April 12, 2011 FDA Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting
Grace Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, will speak at the Open Public Hearing segment during the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting on April 12, 2011 in Silver …READ MORE
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Thanks Steve Jobs for Bringing about Greater Awareness of Neuroendocrine Cancers
Since the announcement was made earlier this month that Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs would be taking a medical leave of absence there has been significant media coverage about pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, NET cancer, and carcinoid. Although…READ MORE
Carcinoid and NET Patients: Honor Your Oncology Nurse
If you are a carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer patient or caregiver for whom an oncology nurse has made an enormous difference, now you can nominate that nurse for CURE’s 2011 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing. This is a unique opportunity…READ MORE
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Asks You to Help Support Rare Disease Day: Write Your Reps Campaign
Carcinoid patients, physicians, family, friends and colleagues can help support Rare Disease Day 2011 by participating in NORD’s Write Your Reps Campaign. NORD (National Organization for Rare Diseases) and its advocacy partners have worked with…READ MORE
10 Resources for Carcinoid Cancer Patients
For carcinoid cancer patients who are feeling too ill to cook, shop or clean; for those who have experienced hair loss due to chemotherapy; or need lodging when traveling to cancer treatments there are some wonderful resources available.
Cleaning for…READ MORE
Carcinoid Cancer Advocacy
For Heather Yohnka-Boettcher serving as an advocate for carcinoid cancer is her focus as a team captain in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The 2010 Relay for Life of Van Buren West will be held on June 12 and 13 from 10:00 am to 10:00 am at Bangor…READ MORE