Name Your NET Hero for NET Cancer Day

NET Cancer Day, November 10, 2013

Everyone has a hero – a person whose support, faith and positive energy are crucial in one’s journey through life. We all need a shoulder to lean on.

Name Your NET Hero to mark Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day, November 10th. Send in a photo of your NET Hero, and a line or two describing why he or she is your hero. Be it your doctor, nurse, spouse, friend, partner, colleague, etc., or all of them, bring these people to the spotlight, make their names and faces recognized on a global scale!

Many people around the world have NET cancer as part of their lives. Their stories with the disease make them heroes. Let’s bring our NET heroes from around the world together on the NET Cancer Day Facebook page and the NET Cancer Day website.

Here’s how to participate. Upload your photo on the NET Cancer Day Facebook page,, and post a comment describing your hero.

NOTE: It is very important that you include #NETHero in your comment (use the # sign followed directly by the words NETHero with no spaces). This will ‘tag’ your photo and send it through to the special NET Hero page on the NET Cancer Day website. You can view all of the NET Heroes on the website,


The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s NET Hero

Our #NETHero is Dr. Richard R.P. Warner, an internationally recognizedRichard R.P. Warner, MDcarcinoid/NET specialist, Medical Director of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and Director of the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors Center at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. For over 50 years Dr. Warner has dedicated his life to helping carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients live longer and with the best possible quality of life. He has touched the lives of tens of thousands, both patients and their loved ones. His extraordinary compassion, extensive knowledge and unwavering commitment continue to provide countless patients and their families with the most important ingredient for their well-being, HOPE!

Dr. Warner is our hero and a hero to people across the globe!


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