Category: NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer

Zebra Tales: Share Your Self-Care Story about Living with Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors

June 9, 2017

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 …

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Project Zebra

Show Your Stripes by Contributing to Carcinoid and NET Research

August 17, 2016

 

Dear Friends,

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.

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation…

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March 30 Is National Doctors’ Day

March 29, 2015

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,…

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US FDA Approves Lanreotide for Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Breaking News: US FDA Approves Lanreotide for Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

December 16, 2014

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

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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…

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NET Cancer Awareness Day Selfies Campaign

Selfies Campaign for NET Cancer Awareness Day, November 10

October 28, 2014

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…

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Larry K. Kvols, MD

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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OncLive TV Series on Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

New OncLive TV Series Focuses on Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

April 2, 2014

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…

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Which organs of the body are affected by MEN, multiple endocrine neoplasia, a rare disease?

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Seminar Scheduled at Mayo Clinic

March 27, 2013

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

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Video Series, In Memory of Cheryl Stanley Simpson

New Videos in Carcinoid Cancer Foundation 2012-2013 Series

December 26, 2012

Faces of Hope and Surgery and Treatment Options are the newest videos in the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s 2012-2013 series.  Awareness and education are the first critical components in the fight against carcinoid and NET (neuroendocrine…

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