Rare Disease Day, February 29, 2012

February 20, 2012

February 29, 2012 marks the fifth international Rare Disease Day. On this day hundreds of patient organizations from more than 50 countries worldwide are organizing awareness-raising activities converging around the slogan “Rare But Strong…


Colorado Carcinoid Cancer Support Group

February 15, 2012

The Colorado Carcinoid Cancer Support Group has a terrific new website. Check it out: http://www.cccsg.net/. The Survivor Stories are especially inspiring. Thank you to all who have shared their journeys. …


Spotlight on The Unicorn Foundation

February 15, 2012

Seeking to raise awareness of NET cancers and funds for research, The Unicorn Foundation is the only nonprofit medical charity dedicated to the needs of Australian NET survivors.  Meet Dr. John Leyden, Chairman of the Foundation;  Kristen Leknius


World Cancer Day — February 4

February 1, 2012

World Cancer Day is the occasion to unite the world in the fight against cancer by raising awareness, educating the public, and lobbying for change. Together we can reduce the global cancer burden. Sign and share the World Cancer Declaration by clicking


HealthWell Foundation Reopens Program for Carcinoid

January 13, 2012

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The HealthWell Foundation, which assists with numerous disease states and their medications, has reopened its fund for Carcinoid Tumors and Symptoms Related to Carcinoid Tumors.  This is a first-come, first-served program.…


New Support Group Forming in Mobile, Alabama

January 1, 2012

If you are a NET cancer survivor, caregiver, family member or friend living in the Mobile, Alabama area, the 1st Neuroendocrine Cancer Support Group Meeting will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 2:00 pm at the Mobile Infirmary Medical Center


Holiday Message from the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

December 1, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation wishes the carcinoid/NET community happy holidays and a wonderful New Year. Please considering supporting our mission of education and awareness, support, and patient advocacy as we expand on our work in 2012. Read


Special Announcement from the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation on NET Cancer Day, November 10, 2011

November 10, 2011

In recognition and support of Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new video series that will begin in 2012.  This series, made possible by the generosity of Kim, Heather and Lauren Simpson and…


New Website for the Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

August 13, 2011

Pfizer Oncology, in partnership with thePancreatic Cancer Action Network, has created a new website dedicated to helping foster stronger connections throughout the pancreatic NET (neuroendocrine tumor) community and to raising awareness through…


Carcinoid Cancer Featured in ASCO 2011 Expressions of Hope Calendar

January 17, 2011

Carcinoid cancer is the focus of the April calendar page for the 2011 Expressions of Hope calendar published by the ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) Cancer Foundation. The calendar illustrations have been created by cancer patients, family…