Category: neuroendocrine tumors

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Understanding Patient Preferences in Neuroendocrine Tumor Treatments

September 27, 2020

When you meet with your healthcare team do you discuss what is important to you as you consider neuroendocrine tumor treatment options?  You can help physicians better understand patient-centered treatment decision making by participating in this…

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NANETS Webinar on COVID-19 for the Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

April 20, 2020

A panel of 10 neuroendocrine tumor (NET) medical experts will gather for an online conversation about COVID-19 and its impact on NET patients.  Patients, families, and caregivers are invited to submit questions and panelists will answer as many as possible…

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Progastrin Study, Blood-Based Biomarker for Detection of NENs

Progastrin, Novel Blood-Based Biomarker for Detection of Neuroendocrine Neoplasms

February 6, 2020

Clinicians and researchers at the University of Kentucky Division of Medical Oncology, College of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Department of Surgical Oncology;  ECS Progastrin in Switzerland;  Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud in France;  and Biospecimen…

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NET Webinar, November 21, 2019

Surgical Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors, November 21 Webinar for Patients and Caregivers

November 13, 2019

You’re invited to participate in a Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Month Webinar on November 21 from 7 to 9 pm, Eastern Time, presented by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES). Four national experts will discuss the surgical management…

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We SCAN! – INCA Launches First-Ever Global Survey to Measure Access Challenges to Optimal Neuroendocrine Tumor Care

September 16, 2019

In order to better understand the challenges of optimal care for neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients, the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA), of which the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is a proud member, today launches SCAN –…

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Raul S. Gonzalez, MD

Twitter Can Help Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Understand Pathology

May 1, 2019

While the downsides of social media are getting a lot of attention in the news, we shouldn’t forget the technology’s incredible power to share useful information efficiently to all who need it. Enter Raul S. Gonzalez, MD, a pathologist at Beth Israel Deaconess

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Markey Cancer Center to Host OncLive Summit on Neuroendocrine Tumors

March 19, 2019

The UK Markey Cancer Center in Lexington, Kentucky, will host OncLive’s State of the Science Summit on Neureoendocrine Tumors (NETs) on Saturday, April 20, 2019. The Summit is “designed to educate healthcare professionals on the clinical benefits …

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Mary Mitchell Zoeller (left) and Kari Jones (right) in Sweden

Putting Social Work Training To Good Use: Mary Mitchell Zoeller, Group Leader of the Indiana Neuroendocrine Tumor and Carcinoid Cancer Group

February 15, 2019

Early in her career, Mary Mitchell Zoeller was working as the only medical social worker in a small hospital about an hour southeast of Indianapolis. In other words, she was the person everyone went to – doctors as well as patients and families –…

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Musician Premieres New Composition in Honor of NET Cancer Day

November 7, 2018

In honor of NET Cancer Day 2018 Giovanna Joyce Imbesi is premiering a new digital song she has written and recorded, “Give Me Peace,” featuring vocalist Lettrice Lawrence. NET Cancer Day is an annual global program on November 10, aimed at raising awareness…

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Carcinoid Syndrome, Live Online Event, June 2018, Dr. David Metz, Bonnie Bennett

Learn More about Carcinoid Syndrome

November 5, 2018

In June, we hosted a live patient and caregiver education program on Carcinoid Syndrome: Talking to Your Doctor About Symptoms, Diet, and Treatment. If you didn’t have a chance to tune-in, it’s now available to watch at your convenience! We’re…

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