Category: neuroendocrine cancer

Endocrinology Society Recognizes Neuroendocrine Cancer Physician and Researcher for Excellence at 2018 Annual Meeting

April 15, 2018

When Amit Tirosh, MD came to the United States in 2015 to be a senior endocrinologist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), he began a journey that will lead full circle when he returns to Israel this summer to establish and lead a new neuroendocrine

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PRRT – FDA Approves Lutathera®, What’s Next?

February 20, 2018

The FDA approval of Lutathera®, a peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT), on January 26, 2018 signals a new era in treatment options for the neuroendocrine cancer community.  It has also raised a host of questions including:

  • What exactly is
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FDA Approves LUTATHERA® for Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

January 26, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: On January 26, 2018 the US Food and Drug Administration approved LUTATHERA® marking the first time a radioactive drug, or radiopharmaceutical, has been approved for the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

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News about Neuroendocrine Cancer Expert Physicians

January 8, 2018

Three appointments and a newly established one-year neuroendocrine tumor (NET) fellowship herald an exciting new year for several NET specialists.

Dr. Edward M. Wolin

Edward M. Wolin, MD, Co-Medical Director of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, has…

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NET Community Bicycle Raffle Recipients

November 10, 2017

In conjunction with Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day, November 10, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and Advanced Accelerator Applications are very excited to announce recipients of the recent Bicycle Giveaway Raffle.

Stefano Buono, CEO of Advanced…

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Free Kids’ Bicycles for the NET Cancer Community

September 22, 2017

Do you know a child in the NET cancer community – a child diagnosed with NET cancer or a child living in a family touched by NET disease – who would like to win a bicycle?  The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and Advanced Accelerator Applications are partnering…

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Gallium 68 PET/CT Scanning for Neuroendocrine Tumors — Information and Locations

April 6, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) June 1, 2016 approval of the Gallium-68 PET/CT DOTATATE scan using NETSPOT® heralded a new age of nuclear imaging for neuroendocrine tumors in the United States.

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Carcinoid Syndrome Impact Survey Results to Be Presented During September 21 Webcast

September 14, 2016

Members of the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community are invited to be the first to hear the results of the Carcinoid Syndrome Impact Survey that was conducted this summer.  A Webcast about the survey results will be presented on Wednesday, September

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October Luncheon with the Experts in New York City for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

September 1, 2016

Join fellow carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients and three medical experts for Luncheon with the Experts in New York City on Sunday, October 16, 2016.  This special program was initiated and is sponsored by the Big Apple NETs support group,…

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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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