Category: neuroendocrine cancer

Monica Warner (right) and Maryann Wahmann

Novartis Oncology Announces Winner of 2010 Warner Advocacy Award

September 27, 2010

Maryann Wahmann of the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) has been chosen as winner of the 2010 Warner Advocacy Award, established last year by Novartis Oncology to commemorate the life and work of the late Monica Warner of the Carcinoid Cancer

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Astor Crown Plaza, New Orleans

2012 National Carcinoid & NETs Conference: Save the Date

September 24, 2010

Dr. Eugene A. Woltering, the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN), and the New Orleans Neuroendocrine Tumor Specialist team at Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner in Louisiana have announced the dates for the 2012 National Carcinoid/NETs Conference

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Arthur T. Sands, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Clinical Trial Recruiting Carcinoid Syndrome Patients

September 10, 2010

Patients with carcinoid syndrome, whose symptoms are not managed by octreotide therapy, are being recruited for a Phase 2 clinical trial of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals’ LX1606 (a.k.a. LX1032).  The trial has been given Fast Track status in the U.S. and …

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Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, FACNM

FDA Approves Novel Radio-peptide Targeted Therapy Clinical Trial for Neuroendocrine Cancer: PRRT (Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy)

August 24, 2010

For the first time in North America, neuroendocrine cancer patients will have the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial of Lutetieum-177 (LU-177)with Octreotate. Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, chief executive officer and medical director of…

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MedWatcher

10 More iPhone Apps for Patients and Physicians

August 21, 2010

If you are a carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer iPhone user, a healthcare provider who treats carcinoid/NETs patients, or a medical student, here are 10 more iPhone apps that will give you information about everything from new drug warnings to places…

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