Category: carcinoid

Ottawa, Chateau Laurier, Conference Center

2012 CNETS Canada Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Conference Joins Medical Professionals, Patients & Caregivers

February 5, 2012

Carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor specialists from around the world, fascinating presentations on all aspects of these rare diseases, the opportunity to meet fellow carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NETs)  patients and caregivers from…

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HealthWell Foundation

HealthWell Foundation Reopens Program for Carcinoid

January 13, 2012

The HealthWell Foundation, which assists with numerous disease states and their medications, has reopened its fund for Carcinoid Tumors and Symptoms Related to Carcinoid Tumors.  This is a first-come, first-served program.

What does the HealthWell

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The Dr. Oz Show

Update on Carcinoid and The Dr. Oz Show

January 8, 2012

As a follow-up to our blog about a carcinoid patient appearing on the Dr. Oz Show, we would like to share an update.  When we were informed that a carcinoid patient was appearing on the Dr. Oz Show, we thought that carcinoid was going to be mentioned in the show. …

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Dr. Mehmet Oz

Dr. Oz TV Show to Include Carcinoid Cancer

January 2, 2012

“How much do you know about stomach cancer” will air on The Dr. Oz Show on Thursday, January 5, 2012.  And a carcinoid cancer patient is included in the episode!

In the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area the show is on Fox 5 TV and airs at 4 pm.  Click here

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Lucy Wiley

5 Blogs and 2 Websites Recommended by the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

December 23, 2011

Blogs and personal websites are informative, inspirational, imaginative, and a wonderful way for writers to share what’s on their mind with a wide group of people.  There are several blogs and websites that the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation finds invaluable…

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Bob Thompson (left) and his physician Dr. Joseph Tector

14 Inspirational Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Survivor Stories

December 19, 2011

Living with a rare disease is especially challenging on many levels.  Carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor patients are acutely aware of these challenges – including getting a proper diagnosis and finding a physician who specializes in treating…

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Jan Naritomi-Hart

10 Highlights of the Year 2011 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

December 15, 2011

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the year 2011, there were many significant events and advances for the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) community.  Here are 10 of the year’s important stories:

1)     The FDA approved the first…

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Tracy Krulik

Carcinoid and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Cancer Survivors Share Their Journeys

November 23, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new Survivor Stories on its website, www.carcinoid.org.  These are stories of courageous carcinoid and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) survivors who, in several…

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Emily Bergsland, MD

California Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference Scheduled for January

November 20, 2011

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients and their families are invited to attend the 2012 NET Patient Half Day Conference on Sunday, January 22 in San Francisco, California.  The latest developments in NET cancers, including clinical trials, …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Announces New Video Series

November 10, 2011

In recognition and support of Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new video series that will begin in 2012.  This series, made possible by the generosity of Kim, Heather and Lauren Simpson and other…

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