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…


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


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…


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…


LACNETS Offers Education Grants for 2018 NCAN National NET Patient Conference

August 20, 2018

Would you like to attend the 2018 NCAN National NET Patient Conference in Las Vegas, September 27-29, but are concerned about costs? LACNETS, the Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, is offering Education Grants in the amount of $1,000…


A Journey of Hope: Moving Toward a Brighter Future in Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Treatment

August 2, 2018

A newly-released, must-read about five neuroendocrine tumor patients, each with different experiences with Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT).  With a foreword, “Hope is Like Air,” by  neuroendocrine cancer specialist Eric…


Laugh and Learn with Comedian Steve Mazan

May 25, 2018

Come and laugh with Steve Mazan, stand-up comedian, inspirational speaker, and 13-year NET cancer survivor. “CS Happens” is a Laugh and Learn special evening for the NET community, and is complementary courtesy of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals. …


Patient & Caregiver Education on Carcinoid Syndrome: Talking to Your Doctor About Symptoms, Diet, and Treatment

May 17, 2018

Last spring, we were pleased to create an interactive resource for people living with Carcinoid Syndromewith our partner CancerCoachLive – we’ve teamed up again to create a new virtual education programthat will provide a detailed walk-through…


NET Patient Research Study in New York City, May 3

April 27, 2018

Do you live in or near New York City – here’s a great opportunity to participate in a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) research study on Thursday, May 3 in Manhattan. You can make a difference for NET patients by sharing your opinions on a device in development…


Endocrinology Society Recognizes Neuroendocrine Cancer Physician and Researcher for Excellence at 2018 Annual Meeting

April 20, 2018

Congratulations to Amit Tirosh, MD, neuroendocrine cancer physician and researcher, whose work was recognized for excellence at the Endocrinology Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting. Dr. Tirosh will soon be establishing and leading a new NET center …