Category: neuroendocrine cancer awareness

Alex Todd-Lippock and Lisa Todd

Carcinoid Patient’s Stepdaughter Runs in Sun Trust National Marathon in Support of Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

March 23, 2011

If you are in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, March 26th cheer on Alex Todd-Lippock, bib number 3029, when she runs in the 2011 Sun Trust National Marathon in support of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation (CCF). Ms. Todd-Lippock’s stepmother, Lisa Todd, is…

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Simron Singh, MD

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Thanks Steve Jobs for Bringing about Greater Awareness of Neuroendocrine Cancers

January 28, 2011

Since the announcement was made earlier this month that Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs would be taking a medical leave of absence there has been significant media coverage about pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, NET cancer, and carcinoid.  Although…

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Rare Disease Day Partner

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Asks You to Help Support Rare Disease Day: Write Your Reps Campaign

January 19, 2011

Carcinoid patients, physicians, family, friends and colleagues can help support Rare Disease Day 2011 by participating in NORD’s Write Your Reps CampaignNORD (National Organization for Rare Diseases) and its advocacy partners have worked with…

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Steve Jobs Talks about Liver Transplant

Steve Jobs to Take New Medical Leave from Apple

January 17, 2011

Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and the most well-known member of the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community, is taking a new medical leave of absence.  This announcement was reported today, January 17, 2011, by The New York Times, a year…

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ASCO Calendar 2011

Carcinoid Cancer Featured in ASCO 2011 Expressions of Hope Calendar

January 17, 2011

Carcinoid cancer is the focus of the April calendar page for the 2011 Expressions of Hope calendar published by the ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) Cancer Foundation. The calendar illustrations have been created by cancer patients, family…

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Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts

16th US Governor Supports NET Cancer Awareness

January 7, 2011

Deval L. Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts, is the 16th United States governor to support carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) cancer awareness.  In his proclamation of December 24, 2010 declaring November 2010 NET Cancer Awareness Month, Governor…

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CNETS 2010 Conference

Videos from 2010 Vancouver International Carcinoid & NET Cancer Conference Now Online

January 5, 2011

Maureen Coleman, President of CNETS Canada, has announced that videos from the May 2010 international carcinoid and NET cancer conference for patients and medical professionals are now online at http://cnetscanada.org.  According to Ms. Coleman,…

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Happy New Year from The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

December 31, 2010

As 2010 draws to a close, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation would like to thank each of you for your support of our work.  This year has been especially exciting because of the first Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day on November 10th.  It is our pleasure to…

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Governor of Iowa, Chet Culver

United States Governors Supporting NET Cancer Awareness Now Total 15

November 17, 2010

Iowa Governor Chet Culver, Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson, and Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry have each named November 10th as NET Cancer Awareness Day in support of the global campaign for greater awareness about carcinoid and NET cancers.  With the …

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Map, Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day

12th United States Governor Supports NET Cancer Awareness

November 14, 2010

Jim Doyle, Governor of Wisconsin, is the 12th United States governor to join in the global campaign for NET Cancer Awareness.  Governor Doyle named November 10th Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day.

Nearly 4,400 people have signed the Proclamation in…

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