Category: carcinoid cancer

Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana

Governors of Louisiana and Montana Join Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Campaign

October 26, 2010

Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana have become the 6th and 7th United States governors to pledge their support to the first Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day on November 10, 2010Governor Schweitzer wrote,…

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Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois

5th United States Governor Supports Global Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Campaign

October 23, 2010

Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois, has joined governors from Connecticut, Missouri, Mississippi, and Nebraska in support of the 1st Worldwide Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Day on November 10, 2010.   With increased awareness both in the healthcare…

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M. Jodi Rell, Governor of Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Issues Proclamation for Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day

October 22, 2010

M. Jodi Rell, Governor of Connecticut, has named November 10 as Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day. She is the fourth United States Governor to participate in the global campaign to raise awareness about carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancers and the …

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Staff Sergeant Daniel Barber & Helicopter

A Carcinoid Soldier’s Survivor Story

October 1, 2010

When Staff Sergeant Daniel Barber of D Company 1-106th AVN in the Missouri National Guard was first diagnosed with carcinoid cancer in 2009 he experienced feelings of shock, despair, anger, fear and frustration.  But he was also relieved because he knew…

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Monica Warner (right) and Maryann Wahmann

Novartis Oncology Announces Winner of 2010 Warner Advocacy Award

September 27, 2010

Maryann Wahmann of the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) has been chosen as winner of the 2010 Warner Advocacy Award, established last year by Novartis Oncology to commemorate the life and work of the late Monica Warner of the Carcinoid Cancer

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MedWatcher

10 More iPhone Apps for Patients and Physicians

August 21, 2010

If you are a carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer iPhone user, a healthcare provider who treats carcinoid/NETs patients, or a medical student, here are 10 more iPhone apps that will give you information about everything from new drug warnings to places…

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Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day ribbon

Worldwide NET (Neuroendocrine Tumor) Cancer Awareness Day Website Goes Live

August 19, 2010

A new website, www.netcancerday.org, has just gone live to launch an international campaign to bring about greater awareness of neuroendocrine cancers.  The first Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day (WNCAD) will take place on November 10, 2010.  The…

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Sanofi_GoMeals_iPhone_app

12 iPhone Apps for Patients and Physicians

July 27, 2010

For carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer iPhone users there are many resources for you as a patient or for your physician that have been created by big pharmaceutical companies around the world.  These pharma companies include Novartis, Pfizer, Merck

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Is It Irritable Bowel Syndrome or Carcinoid Cancer? Think Zebras, Not Horses

June 21, 2010

So often misdiagnosed as irritable bowel syndrome or Crohn’s disease, carcinoid cancer is a diagnosis where doctors are thinking zebras not horses.  The saying goes back to medical school when students are taught to consider the uncommon.  “Ninety-nine…

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Kenneth Todd

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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