Category: neuroendocrine cancer

Novartis Developing New Drugs

9 News Items for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Community

April 27, 2015

1. Groundbreaking research from Novartis as they develop drugs that train our immune system to detect and fight tumors. Dr. Glenn Dranoff, a cancer vaccine expert, will lead Novartis’ new research efforts in the area of immuno-oncology. Read …

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Palepu Jagannath, Dr.

CNETS Singapore Presents New Webinar Series Featuring Neuroendocrine Cancer Experts

April 14, 2015

The Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (CNETS) of Singapore is embarking on a series of webinars on various topics related to the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine cancers. With the support of a grant from Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals

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Big Apple NETs

Luncheon with the Experts in White Plains, NY — Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Are Invited!

April 7, 2015

The Big Apple NETs support group invites you to join fellow carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients and 3 medical experts for Lunch with the Experts on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 12:00 pm at the Westchester Hills Golf Club, 401 Ridgeway Ave., White…

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Cy Ball, carcinoid, SoundCloud music

Cancer and Meditation by Cy Ball

March 19, 2015

Our guest blogger this month is Cy Ball, a retired computer software developer, enthusiastic fly fisherman, and music producer. He was diagnosed with carcinoid cancer about a year after his retirement, with a primary tumor in his intestinal area (still…

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Gallium 68 scan at Mt. Sinai 2015_2

First Northeastern Facility Offers Gallium-68 DOTATOC PET/CT Imaging for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Patients

February 9, 2015

When Brian Hakimian had the 68Gallium DOTATOC PET/CT scan at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai in New York City on January 14, 2015, he became the first carcinoid patient to undergo this novel imaging test at a northeastern facility. Now in clinical…

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Learn More About NET Cancer, NET Cancer Day

Intelligent Patients — Just What the Doctor Didn’t Order by Ronny Allan

January 28, 2015

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that we are going to feature guest contributors to our blog during 2015. Intelligent Patients – Just What the Doctor Didn’t Order by Ronny Allan (pictured), a carcinoid cancer patient from the UK,…

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Luncheon with Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Experts in New York City

November 13, 2014

The Big Apple Noids support group invites you to join fellow carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients and three medical experts for Lunch with the Experts on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 12:30 pm in a private dining room at Dorrian’s restaurant

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Continues Recruiting for Phase 3 Studies in Carcinoid Syndrome

August 20, 2014

Many patients face the challenge of controlling carcinoid syndrome which can persist even while being treated with somatostatin analog (SSA) therapy. For patients on SSA therapy who continue to experience conditions such as diarrhea, frequent bowel…

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Suzi Garber_2

Zebra Talk — A Handbook for Newly Diagnosed Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients and Their Primary Care Physicians

June 11, 2014

There’s a terrific new resource for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients and their primary care physicians entitled Zebra Talk. According to Suzi Garber of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, editor, the handbook “is intended as a reference for those…

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Larry K. Kvols, MD

NET Alliance Issues New E-Book on Neuroendocrine Cancer

May 12, 2014

NETrospectives, a new e-book produced by The NET Alliance, is “a journey through the past and a vision for the future of neuroendocrine cancer.” The e-book presents patients, patient advocates, and physicians talking about the diagnoses…

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