Surgical Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors, November 21 Webinar for Patients and Caregivers

November 1, 2019

You’re invited to participate in a Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Month Webinar on November 21 from 7 to 9 pm, Eastern Time, presented by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES). Four national experts will discuss the surgical management…


INCA Launches First-Ever Global Survey to Measure Access Challenges to Optimal NET Care

September 29, 2019

What are the challenges of optimal care for #NeuroendocrineTumor (NET) patients? We need your feedback! The International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA), of which CCF is a proud member, has launched SCAN – a global survey designed to capture…


Carcinoid Heart Disease Expert Jerome S. Zacks, MD Featured on Facebook Live

June 1, 2019

On May 17,  CCF presented a special FACEBOOK LIVE event with cardiologist Dr. Jerome Zacks, for an in-depth discussion about  carcinoid heart disease.  Dr. Zacks  is the founder of the Carcinoid Heart Center, located in New York City. He is also Associate…


Carcinoid Syndrome Web Series

May 26, 2019

Likely Suspects: How Hormones May Lead to Carcinoid Syndrome is the newest webcast in the Carcinoid Syndrome Web Series, education for patients presented by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.  Michael Morse, MD from Duke University Medical Center and Ronny


FACEBOOK LIVE with NET Expert Richard R.P. Warner, MD

May 1, 2019

On Friday, April 19 CCF presented a special FACEBOOK LIVE event with NET specialist Dr. Richard Warner on Carcinoid Syndrome and Serotonin.  Watch the presentation here .…


Facebook Live Event with NET Expert Xavier Keutgen, MD

March 20, 2019

On March 18,  CCF hosted a Facebook Live event with Xavier Keutgen, MD.  Dr. Keutgen, a surgical oncologist with particular expertise in treating neuroendocrine, thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal tumors,  spoke about surgery for people living with…


CCF Videos Selected as Finalists in Sharecare Awards, Please Vote through January 25

January 18, 2019

Two videos from the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Video Series – “Love Is Patient” and “The Gift of Life” – have been selected as finalists in the inaugural Sharecare Awards!   We need your votes to help us win the Sharing Care Award.…


Call for Nominations: 9th Annual Monica Warner Award (Deadline Extended to December 18)

December 3, 2018

Novartis has announced that nominations are open for the 9th Annual Monica Warner Award, which commemorates the life and work of Monica Warner as a driving force in the neuroendocrine tumor (NET) community. Nominations will be accepted until December


Musician Premieres New Song in Honor of NET Cancer Day 2018

November 7, 2018

In honor of NET Cancer Day 2018 Giovanna Joyce Imbesi is premiering a new digital song she has written and recorded, “Give Me Peace,” featuring vocalist Lettrice Lawrence. NET Cancer Day is an annual global program on November 10, aimed at raising awareness…


How to Get the Most Out of Conversations with Your Doctor — Free Webcast

September 15, 2018

Join Patient Advocate Josh Mailman and Health Communication Expert Neala Havener for a free webcast on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 beginning at 7:00 pm EST, 6:00 CST, 5:00 pm MST, and 4:00 pm PST.  How to Get the Most Out of Conversations with Your Doctor:…