Category: neuroendocrine tumors

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Proclamation Heralds Worldwide Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Cancer Awareness Day: November 10, 2010

May 26, 2010

To raise greater awareness of neuroendocrine tumor (NET) cancers the first annual Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day is being planned for Wednesday, November 10, 2010.  In preparation for this unique day, a proclamation has been created by the World

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Robert F. Gagel, MD

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias (MEN) Patient Education Conference to Be Held at MD Anderson Cancer Center in June

April 26, 2010

MEN, carcinoid, and neuroendocrine tumor patients, family members, advocacy groups, physicians, and caregivers are invited to attend MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias Patient Education Conference on Saturday, June 26,

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Eugene Woltering, MD

2010 California & Virginia Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Conferences: Registration Is Now Open

April 20, 2010

InterScience Institute (ISI) and the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network (CCAN) are presenting their first joint conferences for carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer patients on Saturday, July 17, 2010 in San Francisco, California, and on Saturday,

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Highlights of International Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference in Vancouver, Canada

March 29, 2010

Carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor specialists from around the world, fascinating lectures on all aspects of these rare diseases, the opportunity to meet fellow carcinoid/NET patients and caregivers from near and far – these are all features…

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Clinical Trial Recruiting Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients with Pheochromocytoma or Paraganglioma

March 28, 2010

Neuroendocrine tumor patients with malignant pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma are being sought for a multi-center clinical trial conducted by Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc. In the New York area, one of the clinical trial sites is the Mount

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Neuroendocrine Tumor and Carcinoid Cancer Patients: Please Participate in This Poll

March 26, 2010

The Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society of Singapore (CNETS Singapore) has created a one question poll on NET Patient Misdiagnosis.  We need your help and only 60 seconds of your time to hit the 200 mark for responses to the poll.  There are already …

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Michael J. Demeure, MD

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Presents Symposium on Cutting-Edge Treatment

March 23, 2010

Determining Molecular Signature:  A Guide for Targeted Therapy of Neuroendocrine Tumors

Imagine a treatment created just for you as a carcinoid or other neuroendocrine tumor patient based upon a personalized genomic analysis.  This is the cutting-edge…

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Steve Jobs, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient, Talks about Liver Transplant

March 21, 2010

Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, is the most well-known member of the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community. He was diagnosed with an islet cell pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) in 2004 for which he had surgery, followed by a liver transplant in …

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Worldwide Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Cancer Awareness Day: November 10, 2010

March 16, 2010

An extraordinary, first of its kind event is planned for November 10, 2010: Worldwide NET (neuroendocrine tumor) Cancer Awareness Day.  Leaders of carcinoid/NET patient support and advocacy groups from throughout the world have been brought together…

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Silja Chouquet

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Thanks Silja Chouquet

March 14, 2010

During a recent meeting in Berlin of the international Steering Committee for Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day (WNCAD) on November 10, 2010, Grace Goldstein of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation had the opportunity to hear a fascinating presentation…

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