Category: carcinoid cancer

Theranostics 3rd World Congress

3rd Theranostics World Congress Offers Free Patient Program on March 14

February 27, 2015

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland will be the site of the 3rd Theranostics World Congress on Ga-68 & PRRT from March 12-14, 2015. Co-sponsored by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and Johns Hopkins Medicine, the…

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Songs for Life, Supporting Cancer Research — Please Vote for Giovanna Imbesi’s “Hush”

November 21, 2014

While recovering from surgery for carcinoid cancer in 2006, Giovanna Imbesi used her amazing talents to compose “Hush,” featuring Toni Peete.  The song, says Giovanna, was created to “inspire peacefulness and quiet in the midst of frightening medical…

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Continues Recruiting for Phase 3 Studies in Carcinoid Syndrome

August 20, 2014

Many patients face the challenge of controlling carcinoid syndrome which can persist even while being treated with somatostatin analog (SSA) therapy. For patients on SSA therapy who continue to experience conditions such as diarrhea, frequent bowel…

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Clinical Trial for GI Carcinoid Patients Recruiting Through September

July 23, 2014

Gastrointestinal carcinoid patients who have tumors that either are not suitable for standard treatment or are not responding to standard treatment have the opportunity to enroll in a Phase I/II clinical trial conducted by Tekmira Pharmaceuticals

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NET Alliance Issues New E-Book on Neuroendocrine Cancer

May 12, 2014

NETrospectives, a new e-book produced by The NET Alliance, is “a journey through the past and a vision for the future of neuroendocrine cancer.” The e-book presents patients, patient advocates, and physicians talking about the diagnoses…

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Eugene Woltering, MD

Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Specialist Dr. Eugene A. Woltering Named Chair of AJCC Expert Panel

April 8, 2014

Eugene A. Woltering, MD, The James D. Rives Professor of Surgery and Neuroscience and Director of Surgical Research at LSU Health Sciences Center/Ochsner in Kenner, Louisiana, has been selected to serve as Chair of the Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)

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Coming Soon — New Feature on Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Website

August 8, 2013

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation welcomes feedback from the carcinoid/NET community so that we can regularly update our website, providing the most sought- after and up-to-date information possible.  Recently we were asked to add a feature to our Find

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Run for Hope, Life is a Journey

9th Annual Run for Hope to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Research and Education

June 30, 2013

Get your running shoes ready for the 9th ANNUAL RUN FOR HOPE on Saturday, July 13 in Fort Collins, Colorado – run, walk, or cheer people on during the 5K event!!  Neuroendocrine Cancer:  New Treatments and New Hope, an educational event with keynote speakers…

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Maria Gonzalez’s Book, But You Look So Good

But You Look So Good . . . Stories by Carcinoid Cancer Survivors

June 28, 2013

The intimate stories of those living with a poorly understood and rare cancer are shared in Maria Gonzalez’s new book, But You Look So Good . . . . Stories by Carcinoid Cancer Survivors. Over 20 patient and caregiver stories explore how carcinoid and neuroendocrine…

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Susan Anderson’s Book, Becoming Sunny Susan

Becoming Sunny Susan: A Carcinoid Survivor’s Memoir

June 20, 2013

“My story is one many of you can identify with – an uplifting look at a life that I am determined to live well, despite all of the obstacles that I have been dealt,” says “Sunny Susan” Anderson about her new book, BECOMING SUNNY SUSAN. “At the heart of the story…

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