Category: neuroendocrine tumors

OncLive TV Peer Exchange, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

New OncLive TV Series Focuses on Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

April 2, 2014

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, also known as pNETs, form in the hormone-making cells (islet cells) of the pancreas. In this new OncLive TV series, moderator Matthew Kulke, MD, Director of the Program in Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors at Dana-Farber/Brigham…

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BerriHealth Supports Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Research

March 26, 2014

BerriHealth, a leader in providing high-quality black raspberry powder for clinical trials and directly to consumers online, has donated a portion of their 2013 sales to New Orleans Louisiana Neuroendocrine Tumor Specialists (NOLANETS), led by Dr.

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First Ever Global Survey for Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Patients

March 3, 2014

Participate in the first ever global survey specifically focused on NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer!

Please help the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation – both members of the International Neuroendocrine Cancer

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Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Patient and Family Seminar in Chicago

February 14, 2014

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 and 2 patients and their families are invited to a free, half-day education seminar on Saturday, March 22, 2014, presented by the Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and American Multiple

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2014 National NET Cancer Patient Conference — Registration Now Open

January 30, 2014

Carcinoid and NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer patients, caregivers and family members, as well as physicians and other health professionals, have a unique opportunity to learn more about NET cancer, including the latest information about diagnosis…

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New Jersey Carcinoid Cancer NETwork Conference Videos Now Available

January 19, 2014

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients, physicians, caregivers, support group leaders and patient advocates gathered to learn more from nationally and internationally recognized carcinoid/NET specialists and local physician specialists…

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10 Highlights of the Year 2013 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

December 18, 2013

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the year 2013, we reached out to physicians, patients, support group leaders, listserv managers, patient advocates, and business colleagues to see what they thought were among the highlights of the past…

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Molly Clarke

Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors and Social Security Disability Benefits

December 15, 2013

Carcinoid tumors are usually slow growing tumors that arise from the neuroendocrine system, which produces hormones. Many carcinoids begin in the digestive track and can lead to carcinoid syndrome, which refers to an array of symptoms that occur as …

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Discover Something New in Carcinoid Syndrome

November 11, 2013

For patients who suffer from carcinoid syndrome – with symptoms such as diarrhea, frequent bowel movements, abdominal pain, and flushing – that is not adequately controlled by their current somatostatin analog therapy, there is an opportunity to participate…

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Releases Nutrition and Neuroendocrine Tumors Video

July 31, 2013

What is a healthy diet for neuroendocrine tumor patients?  If a NET patient has carcinoid syndrome which foods should be avoided?  Are supplements recommended for carcinoid/NET patients? When NET patients have problems related to malabsorption and…

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