Category: resources for cancer patients

American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support and Mayo Clinic sponsor MEN Seminar

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Type 1 Seminar Scheduled for June 2012 at Mayo Clinic

March 29, 2012

MEN, carcinoid, and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, advocacy groups, physicians, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 Seminar presented by American Multiple Endocrine

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6 iPhone, Droid, BlackBerry, and iPad Apps for Carcinoid Patients and Physicians

May 30, 2011

A new iPhone app from ASCO, an app from 3M for physicians to help them manage and keep track of patient data, and the American Cancer Society’s Journals app are some of the newest mobile apps in the areas of medicine and healthcare.  For carcinoid and neuroendocrine

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Take Me to My Car iPhone app to locate cars at airports

17 iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry Apps for Carcinoid Patients and Physicians

January 20, 2011

There are a growing number of invaluable apps for carcinoid cancer patients and physicians who own iPhones, Droids, or a BlackBerry.  Whether you are looking for a way to store personal medical information, find emergency phone numbers in more than …

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iPhone apps for carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer patients

10 More iPhone Apps for Patients and Physicians

August 21, 2010

If you are a carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer iPhone user, a healthcare provider who treats carcinoid/NETs patients, or a medical student, here are 10 more iPhone apps that will give you information about everything from new drug warnings to places…

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Cancer Services of New Mexico Family Cancer Retreat

Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Survivors of New Mexico Invited to Family Cancer Retreat

August 16, 2010

Adult carcinoid and NET cancer patients/survivors and their primary caregivers are invited to attend the Cancer Services of New Mexico’s Fall 2010 Family Cancer Retreat from September 24 to 26 in Glorieta, New Mexico.  This is a free educational …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Welcomes Channeling Jackie-O

August 10, 2010

When Marlena Johnston was first diagnosed with carcinoid cancer of the appendix in April 2010, she went to the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s website and embarked on a journey to learn all she could about her rare disease.  She began with Newly Diagnosed:

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iPhone medical apps

12 iPhone Apps for Patients and Physicians

July 27, 2010

For carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer iPhone users there are many resources for you as a patient or for your physician that have been created by big pharmaceutical companies around the world.  These pharma companies include Novartis, Pfizer, Merck

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Take Them a Meal: How to Help a Carcinoid Patient

June 23, 2010

If you know a carcinoid cancer patient who has just had surgery or is feeling too ill to cook, here’s a great website to visit:  http://takethemameal.com.

TakeThemAMeal.com is a free online tool designed to coordinate the delivery of meals to someone…

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Inspiration for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Patients

May 14, 2010

If you are a carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer patient seeking inspiration, there is a wonderful article in the Spring 2010 issue of Cancer Fighters Thrive TM entitled, “Dr. Bernie Siegel’s Very Simple Secrets of Happiness,” by Bernie S. Siegel,

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Zebra Medical ID Bracelets and Chains for Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

April 23, 2010

Consider the situation – you have carcinoid or another neuroendocrine cancer and you have a medical emergency, perhaps you go into carcinoid crisis or you can’t speak.  A medical ID bracelet or charm may save your life.  And now you can buy one that…

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