Category: Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

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Happy 4th of July from The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

July 4, 2010

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation wishes all carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients, family, friends, colleagues, and the medical community who celebrate Independence Day a happy and safe holiday.… READ MORE
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Advocacy Award Honors the Late Monica Warner of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation: Call for Nominations

June 15, 2010

Novartis Oncology has announced its 2010 Warner Advocacy Award named in honor of Monica Warner, a driving force behind the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation for two decades and an extraordinary advocate for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients. …

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Lung Carcinoid Survivor Runs Marathon in California

June 8, 2010

When Kenneth Todd asked his surgeon how the removal of his left lung would affect his daily activities, the surgeon told him he could do everything except run a marathon.  Mr. Todd, who had never previously been a runner, decided he had a new goal.  In 2006,…

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Proclamation Heralds Worldwide Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Cancer Awareness Day: November 10, 2010

May 26, 2010

To raise greater awareness of neuroendocrine tumor (NET) cancers the first annual Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day is being planned for Wednesday, November 10, 2010.  In preparation for this unique day, a proclamation has been created by the World

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Study to Evaluate Families with History of Carcinoid Cancer

May 23, 2010

The Natural History of Familial Carcinoid Tumor is recruiting participants who are interested in being part of a study that will “evaluate families with a history of carcinoid cancer to determine ways to improve early detection and to find the gene that…

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YMCA/Rocky Gap Triathlon in Maryland Supports Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

May 19, 2010

Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of the Cumberland YMCA in Maryland, the YMCA/Rocky Gap Triathlon, and a carcinoid patient and her family, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is one of three charitable organizations being supported by the June 5,

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Please (Re)Tweet for The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Win a Full-Page USA TODAY Ad

April 14, 2010

If the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is near and dear to you and your family, please help us to win a full-page ad in USA TODAY. Between now and 11:59 pm on Friday, April 16 you can help us get the largest number of tweets and retweets.

USA TODAY’s “#AmericaWants”…

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Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Cancer Conference Presented by CCAN Now Online

April 12, 2010

If you missed the carcinoid and NET conference presented by the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network in November, you can now view it online.  And if you want to hear some great presentations again, click here.

The guest speakers and their presentations …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Presents Symposium on Cutting-Edge Treatment

March 23, 2010

Determining Molecular Signature:  A Guide for Targeted Therapy of Neuroendocrine Tumors

Imagine a treatment created just for you as a carcinoid or other neuroendocrine tumor patient based upon a personalized genomic analysis.  This is the cutting-edge…

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Steve Jobs, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient, Talks about Liver Transplant

March 21, 2010

Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, is the most well-known member of the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community. He was diagnosed with an islet cell pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) in 2004 for which he had surgery, followed by a liver transplant in …

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