Category: neuroendocrine cancer

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2014 National NET Cancer Patient Conference — Registration Now Open

January 30, 2014

Carcinoid and NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer patients, caregivers and family members, as well as physicians and other health professionals, have a unique opportunity to learn more about NET cancer, including the latest information about diagnosis…

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New Jersey Carcinoid Cancer NETwork Conference Videos Now Available

January 19, 2014

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients, physicians, caregivers, support group leaders and patient advocates gathered to learn more from nationally and internationally recognized carcinoid/NET specialists and local physician specialists…

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Dean Paras

2nd Annual Dean Paras Memorial Cross Country Run/Walk for Neuroendocrine Cancer Research

September 20, 2013

Run, walk, or cheer on all participating in the 2nd Annual Dean Paras Memorial 5K on Sunday, October 13th at University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio.  In-person registration begins at 11:30 am and the Run/Walk starts at 1:00 pm.  Michael Papanikolaou

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Releases Nutrition and Neuroendocrine Tumors Video

July 31, 2013

What is a healthy diet for neuroendocrine tumor patients?  If a NET patient has carcinoid syndrome which foods should be avoided?  Are supplements recommended for carcinoid/NET patients? When NET patients have problems related to malabsorption and…

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Maria Gonzalez’s Book, But You Look So Good

But You Look So Good . . . Stories by Carcinoid Cancer Survivors

June 28, 2013

The intimate stories of those living with a poorly understood and rare cancer are shared in Maria Gonzalez’s new book, But You Look So Good . . . . Stories by Carcinoid Cancer Survivors. Over 20 patient and caregiver stories explore how carcinoid and neuroendocrine…

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Alexander Masters

A Possible Cure for Neuroendocrine Cancer: Exciting Update!

June 19, 2013

Back in September 2012 we shared the following:  “For $1.6 million (1 million pounds) an oncolytic virus that has the potential to cure neuroendocrine cancer can be named for the donor.  At Uppsala University in Sweden researchers are ready to start a …

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I Have Cancer, Tracy Krulik book

I Have Cancer. And I’ve Never Felt Better!

March 14, 2013

Imagine nine years of debilitating gastrointestinal illness; misdiagnoses from doctors that include gastroparesis, pancreatitis, functional dyspepsia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and being told to reduce the stress in your life; a battery…

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NET Tumor Humor Benefit

NETumor Humor Benefit

December 1, 2012

“If you’re laughing about it, you’re talking about it.”  Comedic performances by Greg Fitzsimmons, Frangela, Adam Ray, Andie Bolt, Eliana Horeczko, Fortune Feimster and more will be featured during the NEtTumor Humor Benefit at the Westside…

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Ebrahim Delpassand, MD

First U.S. Center to Enroll Patients in International, Multicenter Clinical Trial of Lu-177 Octreotate

November 20, 2012

Excel Diagnostics and Nuclear Oncology Center in Houston, Texas, is the first center in the United States to start recruiting patients in a multicenter randomized clinical trial of Lu-177 Octreotate in patients with progressive midgut carcinoid. …

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Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, FACNM

FDA Approves Amendment for PRRT Clinical Trial in Texas

August 2, 2012

BREAKING NEWS:  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved the RadioIsotope Therapy of America (RITA) Foundation’s amendment to the Investigational New Drug (IND) protocol for intra-hepatic artery administration of Lu-177 Octreotate

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