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AmazonSmile CCF

Shop with AmazonSmile to Support the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving is only 2 days away and Black Friday is nearly here. Shopping for holiday gifts? Here’s a great way to support the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation while shopping at amazon.com.

When you do your holiday shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates…

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Josh Mailman

Josh Mailman’s Patient Perspective on Integrative Oncology

November 20, 2014

“A Patient’s Perspective on Integrative Oncology:  Getting Past the ‘War,’ Living with and Beyond Cancer” by Josh Mailman has been published in the November 2014 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs focused on Integrative…

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Proclamation Map, 35 states, Nov 13, 2012

Happy New Year from the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

December 28, 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation would like to thank each of you for your support.  This year has been especially exciting because of our work on the Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day Alliance, with Grace Goldstein, CCF’s Chief…

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New Orleans Cuisine

National Carcinoid and NET Patient Conference: Have You Registered?

May 31, 2012

Have you registered for the national carcinoid and NET patient conference in New Orleans, September 20 – 22?  The hotel is over 90% booked and registration is nearing capacity!  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about carcinoid and …

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Steve Jobs Talks about Liver Transplant

Steve Jobs to Take New Medical Leave from Apple

January 17, 2011

Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and the most well-known member of the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community, is taking a new medical leave of absence.  This announcement was reported today, January 17, 2011, by The New York Times, a year…

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Governor of Michigan, Jennifer M. Granholm

Governors of Arkansas and Michigan Support NET Cancer Awareness Day

November 9, 2010

Mike Beebe, Governor of Arkansas, and Jennifer M. Granholm, Governor of Michigan, are the 9th and 10th United States Governors to issue proclamations in support of the first Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day on November 10, 2010.

With less than 24 hours…

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Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, FACNM

FDA Approves Novel Radio-peptide Targeted Therapy Clinical Trial for Neuroendocrine Cancer: PRRT (Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy)

August 24, 2010

For the first time in North America, neuroendocrine cancer patients will have the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial of Lutetieum-177 (LU-177)with Octreotate. Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, chief executive officer and medical director of…

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4th of July sparklers

Happy 4th of July from The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

July 4, 2010

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation wishes all carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients, family, friends, colleagues, and the medical community who celebrate Independence Day a happy and safe holiday.… READ MORE
Twitter newspaper

Please (Re)Tweet for The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Win a Full-Page USA TODAY Ad

April 14, 2010

If the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is near and dear to you and your family, please help us to win a full-page ad in USA TODAY. Between now and 11:59 pm on Friday, April 16 you can help us get the largest number of tweets and retweets.

USA TODAY’s “#AmericaWants”…

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Octreoscan Test for Carcinoid & NET Patients Currently on Hold in U.S. and Canada

February 4, 2010

Due to a voluntary recall by the drug company Covidien, the Octreoscan Kit using Indium In-111 pentetreotide is not available at the present time in the United States or Canada.  This means that carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients cannot have…

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