Category: neuroendocrine tumors

Jan Naritomi-Hart

10 Highlights of the Year 2011 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

December 15, 2011

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the year 2011, there were many significant events and advances for the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) community.  Here are 10 of the year’s important stories:

1)     The FDA approved the first…

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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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Emily Bergsland, MD

California Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference Scheduled for January

November 20, 2011

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients and their families are invited to attend the 2012 NET Patient Half Day Conference on Sunday, January 22 in San Francisco, California.  The latest developments in NET cancers, including clinical trials, …

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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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University of Pennsylvania Continuing Medical Education

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:

  • The Penn
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Richard R.P. Warner, MD2

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Rare Cancer

August 26, 2011

From your next door neighbor to Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple who just announced that he is stepping down as CEO of the company, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) affect less than 1 person in 100,000 in the United States.  This rare cancer is often…

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9 Conferences for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

July 19, 2011

If you are a carcinoid or NET cancer survivor, caregiver, family member or medical professional you can learn about what’s happening now and what’s new in carcinoid/NETs treatments, clinical trials, research, and more from specialists…

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Music for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

June 30, 2011

What music has been important to you on your journey as a carcinoid neuroendocrine tumor survivor?  We asked this question on the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s Facebook page and got a wonderful variety of responses that we are sharing here with videos …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s May 2011 Symposium Now Online

June 23, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to share with you videos from its carcinoid/NET symposium, “Neuroendocrine Tumor Management:  The Era of Personalized Medicine,” held on May 1, 2011 at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City.

Following …

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Siemens’ Biograph mMR system

Up-to-the-Minute: News for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

June 12, 2011

The first device that simultaneously performs PET and MRI scans, a new alpha-emitter-based therapy for NET cancer patients with progressive therapy-resistant tumors, the first–ever randomized virtual clinical trial, over 100  abstracts on carcinoid

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