Category: carcinoid cancer

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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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Zebra Medical ID Bracelets and Chains for Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

April 23, 2010

Consider the situation – you have carcinoid or another neuroendocrine cancer and you have a medical emergency, perhaps you go into carcinoid crisis or you can’t speak.  A medical ID bracelet or charm may save your life.  You can buy zebra-striped medical…

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Eugene Woltering, MD

2010 California & Virginia Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Conferences: Registration Is Now Open

April 20, 2010

InterScience Institute (ISI) and the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) are presenting their first joint conferences for carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer patients on Saturday, July 17, 2010 in San Francisco, California, and on Saturday,

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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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Advocacy Session New on Carcinoid Cancer & Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference Program in Canada

April 9, 2010

Carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor patients — learn more about being your own advocate during a special session to be held on Thursday, May 13th from 3 to 5 pm at the The Carcinoid NeuroEndocrine International Conference and Symposium for

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Highlights of International Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference in Vancouver, Canada

March 29, 2010

Carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor specialists from around the world, fascinating lectures on all aspects of these rare diseases, the opportunity to meet fellow carcinoid/NET patients and caregivers from near and far – these are all features…

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Neuroendocrine Tumor and Carcinoid Cancer Patients: Please Participate in This Poll

March 26, 2010

The Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society of Singapore (CNETS Singapore) has created a one question poll on NET Patient Misdiagnosis.  We need your help and only 60 seconds of your time to hit the 200 mark for responses to the poll.  There are already …

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Canadian Report Card on Cancer Features Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancers

March 26, 2010

An article by Maureen Coleman, President of the Carcinoid Neuro-Endocrine Tumour Society (CNETS) Canada www.cnetscanada.org, on carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancers is featured in the rare cancers section of the 2009-2010 Report Card on Cancer

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Michael J. Demeure, MD

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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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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