Category: neuroendocrine tumors

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Holly’s Story: Taking Control of Carcinoid Cancer

May 5, 2016

Have you ever felt that it is difficult to “put everything together” when it comes to managing a chronic illness?

Holly, a carcinoid cancer patient and user of Carcinoid NETs Health Storylines, talks about how she takes control of her condition using a …

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One Step Closer in the US to Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy, PRRT, for Neuroendocrine Cancers

May 3, 2016

The clock is ticking!! With Advanced Accelerator Applications’ completed New Drug Application (NDA) submission of Lutathera to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week, a decision from the FDA is expected by early 2017.  Additionally, an Expanded

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News and Notes for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community, April 2016

April 25, 2016

Rare Neuroendocrine Skin Cancer Treated by Immunotherapy

Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare neuroendocrine virus-linked skin cancer, has been added to the list of cancers that can be treated by immunotherapy. Scientists who led the clinical study of the…

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OncLive Features Neuroendocrine Tumors in Videos and News Articles

April 14, 2016

Chemotherapy Options in Neuroendocrine Tumors is the latest video to be released in the OncLive series on Neuroendocrine Tumors. Matthew H. Kulke, MD, Director of the Program in Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid-Tumors at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s…

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Oncolytic Virus Clinical Trial for Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Begins at Uppsala University, Sweden

April 6, 2016

It is with great excitement that we share the announcement of the start of the AdVince clinical trial  for neuroendocrine cancer patients at Uppsala University in Sweden – the oncolytic virus is on its way to the first patient in the trial!!

 

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

February 9, 2016

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, April 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm at the Westchester Hills Golf Club, 401 Ridgeway Avenue, …

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Neuroendocrine Tumors to Be Focus of Presentations and Posters at ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

January 14, 2016

Presentations on recent advances in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and new findings from the NETTER-1 clinical study on PRRT with Lutathera along with posters on a wide variety of subjects about NETs will be part of the program during the…

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Jennifer Chan, MD and Matthew Kulke, MD

Neuroendocrine Tumors Focus of Upcoming Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics

November 27, 2015

Neuroendocrine Tumors will be featured in the February 2016 issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics. Dr. Jennifer Chan and Dr. Matthew Kulke, both from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts are Editors of the issue, published by Elsevier.…

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December Luncheon with the Experts in New York City for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

November 6, 2015

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients have a unique opportunity to hear from three medical experts during Lunch with the Experts in New York City on Sunday, December 6, 2015. This special program was initiated and is sponsored by the Big Apple

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Smart Patients Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community — Join the Conversation

September 4, 2015

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is excited to announce a new online community for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients, their families and friends. We are partnering with Smart Patients to build this community and hope that combining …

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