Virginia Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference
05/04/2019 | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sponsored by the Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network, NCAN, the Virginia Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference will be held on Saturday, May 4 at the Crown Plaza Old Town Alexandria. Among the topics to be presented are:
- An Overview of NETs
- Surgical Options for NET Patients
- The Importance of Controlling Serotonin in NET Patients
- Cardiac Heart Disease
- Clinical Trials
There will also be a patient panel addressing “How You Can Affect Your Care.” NCAN is also collaborating with CAPNETS, formerly CACS, the Capitol Area Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Tumor Survivors, for a special feature of the conference, The Bea Lehming Memorial Lecture. The speakers for the lecture will be Dr. Jerome Zacks, cardiologist, and Dr. Jaydira Del Rivero, endocrine oncologist.
The guest physician speakers will be Dr. Edward Wolin and Dr. Jerome Zacks, both of Mount Sinai Medical Center in NY, Dr. Marybeth Hughes from Eastern Virginia Medial School, Dr. Aman Chauhan of the UK Markey Cancer Center, and Dr. Jaydira Del Rivero from National Cancer Institute.