Category: Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

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

March 16, 2010

An extraordinary, first of its kind event is planned for November 10, 2010: Worldwide NET (neuroendocrine tumor) Cancer Awareness Day.  Leaders of carcinoid/NET patient support and advocacy groups from throughout the world have been brought together…

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Thanks Silja Chouquet

March 14, 2010

During a recent meeting in Berlin of the international Steering Committee for Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day (WNCAD) on November 10, 2010, Grace Goldstein of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation had the opportunity to hear a fascinating presentation…

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Acts of Kindness for Carcinoid Patients, Family and Friends

March 7, 2010

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation recommends a wonderfully inspiring book by Cami Walker entitled 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life.   Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis one month after her wedding, at the age of 33, Ms. Walker was given…

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Nutrition & Diet Information for Carcinoid Patients: An Interview with Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD

March 3, 2010

“Niacin deficiency, general protein energy deficiency, nutrition problems due to surgery, malnutrition and chronic diarrhea, and the excess metabolism of tryptophan,” are the key nutritional issues for carcinoid patients says endocrinologist…

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New Message for Carcinoid Patients from “The Insurance Warrior”

February 28, 2010

 

Laurie Todd, “The Insurance Warrior,” has a special message for the carcinoid community.

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is delighted to partner with Laurie to bring you cutting-edge information about how to fight your insurance… READ MORE
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More Information from “The Insurance Warrior” Now on Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Website

February 16, 2010

Insurance coverage for medical treatments and prescription drugs is a critical issue for carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor patients.  The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is delighted to partner with Laurie Todd, “The Insurance Warrior,” to …

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Where Can I Buy Carcinoid Awareness Items?

February 11, 2010

If you are looking for carcinoid awareness pins, bracelets, car magnets, calendars, tote bags and more, there are many wonderful choices.  At the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) Zebra Store, you can order zebra-striped bracelets and pins,…

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Fulfilling the Mission: Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Hire Development Director

February 6, 2010

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation (CCF) enters its 42nd year of serving the carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor community, the Foundation continues to seek new ways to expand upon its mission to REACH for a CureResearch, Education, and

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Carcinoid Cancer and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients: Where Do I Start?

January 29, 2010

There are so many questions when you are newly diagnosed with carcinoid cancer or another neuroendocrine tumor.  Where do I start to learn more about these rare cancers?  When patients or their families call the support and information line at the Carcinoid

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Partners with “The Insurance Warrior”

January 23, 2010

Panic — it’s the feeling in the pit of your stomach upon learning that your insurance company has denied coverage for your medication or treatment.  Laurie Todd, a survivor of late-stage appendix cancer, has gained a reputation as “The Insurance

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