Cytoreductive Surgery: Why, When, & How often?
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation recently presented a Live Q&A session with Dr. Xavier Keutgen, discussing surgery for people living with neuroendocrine…READ MORE
Zebra Tales: Share Your Self-Care Story about Living with Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and our partner Self Care Catalysts are pleased to launch Zebra Tales, a series of patient and caregiver stories about self-care while living with Carcinoid or other Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs).
We are inviting you …READ MORE
Show Your Stripes by Contributing to Carcinoid and NET Research
Don’t miss this opportunity to Show Your Stripes by participating in the first ever Project Zebra: Real-World Patient Journey Research for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors in the United States.
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March 30 Is National Doctors’ Day
March 30 is NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY. In recognition of carcinoid/neuroendocrine tumor (NET) doctors – you are our heroes and superheroes!! Pictured are some of the NET specialists throughout the United States.
Pictured by columns, left to right, top …READ MORE
Breaking News: US FDA Approves Lanreotide for Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
December 16, 2014: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved “lanreotide (Somatuline Depot Injection, Ipsen Pharma) for the treatment of patients with unresectable, well or moderately differentiated, locally advanced or metastatic…READ MORE
Songs for Life, Supporting Cancer Research — Please Vote for Giovanna Imbesi’s “Hush”
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…READ MORE
Selfies Campaign for NET Cancer Awareness Day, November 10
Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day, November 10, 2014, is less than two weeks away! The theme for this year’s awareness campaign is “Time to Diagnosis,” focusing on one of the most common issues with carcinoid and other types of neuroendocrine cancers. …READ MORE
NET Alliance Issues New E-Book on Neuroendocrine Cancer
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…READ MORE
New OncLive TV Series Focuses on Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, also known as pNETs, form in the hormone-making cells (islet cells) of the pancreas. In this new OncLive TV series, moderator Matthew Kulke, MD, Director of the Program in Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors at Dana-Farber/Brigham…READ MORE
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Seminar Scheduled at Mayo Clinic
The basics of MEN; thyroid, parathyroid, pancreatic, pituitary, and adrenal surgery; genetics of MEN; and patient chronicles are among the topics to be covered during the second MEN Seminar presented by American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support…READ MORE