Category: neuroendocrine cancer

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Mud Cats Little League Baseball Game in Virginia Raises Awareness and Funds for Carcinoid Cancer

May 24, 2012

Go Mud Cats!!!  Cheer on the Mud Cats Little League baseball team on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 4 pm, Edgar Tillet Memorial Park, in Loudoun County, Virginia, when the team plays its annual “Friends and Family” game.  This year’s game will focus on carcinoid…

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Denise Passehl

Social Media Connects Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Survivors

April 20, 2012

Denise Passehl, a carcinoid cancer survivor, will share her experience with social media when she participates in the 140 Characters Conference on April 23 in Des Moines, Iowa. The focus of the conference, designed by Jeff Pulver, is how “real time technology…

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Granted Orphan Drug Designation by FDA for Carcinoid Syndrome Treatment

April 2, 2012

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has been granted Orphan Drug Designation for telotristat etiprate (LX1032) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  LX1032 is used to treat carcinoid syndrome, a chronic condition caused by neuroendocrine tumors,…

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Thomas E. Clancy, MD

New England Carcinoid Connection (NECC) Announces June 2012 Conference

March 30, 2012

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the New England Carcinoid Connection Conference on Friday, June 8, 2012 at The Lantana in Randolph, Massachusetts. The…

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Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Type 1 Seminar Scheduled for June 2012 at Mayo Clinic

March 29, 2012

MEN, carcinoid, and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, advocacy groups, physicians, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 Seminar presented by American Multiple Endocrine

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Twitter Chat on Rare Disease Day to Focus on Carcinoid and NET Cancers

February 22, 2012

Join us on Rare Disease Day, February 29th, for a Twitter chat about NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancers with Steven K. Libutti, MD, Director of Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Carein New York. The chat will begin at 2 pm, Eastern Time.

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Lucy Wiley

5 Blogs and 2 Websites Recommended by the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

December 23, 2011

Blogs and personal websites are informative, inspirational, imaginative, and a wonderful way for writers to share what’s on their mind with a wide group of people.  There are several blogs and websites that the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation finds invaluable…

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Tracy Krulik

Carcinoid and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Cancer Survivors Share Their Journeys

November 23, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new Survivor Stories on its website, www.carcinoid.org.  These are stories of courageous carcinoid and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) survivors who, in several…

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Breaking News: Steve Jobs, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Apple, Has Died

October 5, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and the carcinoid/NET community express their deepest sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple, who died on Wednesday, October 5, 2011.  Mr. Jobs was diagnosed with an islet

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New Feature for Medical Professionals on Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Website

September 5, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that a new feature for the medical community has been added to its website, www.carcinoid.org.  The section is entitled Continuing Medical Education (CME)  Upcoming events include:

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