Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (LACNETS)
2021 Los Angeles Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Virtual Conference
Join LACNETS for the 2021 Los Angeles Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Virtual Conference on Saturday, June 19th from 8 am to 1 pm, Pacific Time. This live online event features: 11 NET experts, a live Q&A with the experts, a NETs 101 session for the newly-diagnosed, patient and caregiver stories, and much more!
Presentation topics include NETs 101, Radiation Safety with PRRT, Finding a NET Experts, Symptom Management, Liver-Directed Therapy, Surgery, NET Research, Complementary Medicine, and Patient Stories.
LACNETS hosts Patient Education Seminars on a monthly basis at various locations throughout Los Angeles, including Cedars-Sinai, UCLA, City of Hope and Tower Cancer Research Foundation. The meetings are from 11:30 pm to 2:00 pm and a complimentary light lunch is served. Meetings are typically on the second Tuesday of the month. Check www.LACNETS.org for exact time and location.
During the pandemic, there are weekly virtual support group meetings on Wednesdays. Registration is required to get a link for the meeting.
The format of each meeting is a guest speaker followed by Q&A and group sharing. Meetings are live streamed whenever possible and videotaped.
Questions: email LACNETS at events@LACNETS.org.
New in 2020! LACNETS Virtual NET Caregiver Support Group. The last Saturday of every month from 8 am to 9:30 am, Pacific Time. Open to NET caregivers only. Click here to register.
NETCONNECT is a buddy system to connect NET patients and caregivers with others to be there for one another to ask questions, for support and beyond.
Newly diagnosed? Find someone to reach out to and guide you as you navigate the maze of new vocabulary, familiarity with physicians, types of physicians and all of the treatment options. Learned where to find support.
Living with NETs for some time? Now it’s our turn to give back and make a difference in the life of someone who is here for the first time and starting from the beginning.
Click here to learn more: lisa@LACNETS.org. Please put NETCONNECT in the subject line.
Read the blog and download NET Vitals, a new document to facilitate better communication between patients & doctors. https://www.lacnets.org/netvitals
Watch a webinar about NET Vitals below.
Videos from previous meetings and NET Patient Education Conferences can be seen here: