Tag: carcinoid blogs

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1st Annual Tommyland Invitational Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

August 25, 2014

The 1st Annual Tommyland Tourney, a charity golf tournament to benefit the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, will be held at Schneiter’s Riverside Golf Course in Riverdale, Utah on Sunday, September 14th. The tournament is being held in memory of …

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Continues Recruiting for Phase 3 Studies in Carcinoid Syndrome

August 20, 2014

Many patients face the challenge of controlling carcinoid syndrome which can persist even while being treated with somatostatin analog (SSA) therapy. For patients on SSA therapy who continue to experience conditions such as diarrhea, frequent bowel…

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Clinical Trial for GI Carcinoid Patients Recruiting Through September

July 23, 2014

Gastrointestinal carcinoid patients who have tumors that either are not suitable for standard treatment or are not responding to standard treatment have the opportunity to enroll in a Phase I/II clinical trial conducted by Tekmira Pharmaceuticals

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WEGO Health Builds Online Carcinoid Community

July 1, 2014

You can make a difference! To learn more about the needs of the carcinoid patient community, WEGO Health is conducting a survey and would appreciate your input.

To reach out to the carcinoid community, WEGO Health has created a survey to learn more about…

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Awards Grant to Stanford University

June 30, 2014

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation in White Plains, New York has awarded a grant of more than $65,000.00 to Stanford University in California to expand access to its Gallium-68 (Ga-68) DOTA-TATE PET/CT program for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET)…

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North Carolina Golf Tournament Raises Awareness of Carcinoid Cancer and Funds for the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

June 19, 2014

Larry Sanders, Plant Engineer at Arclin USA in Moncure, North Carolina, and his colleagues held the Arclin’s Men and Women’s Golf Tournament on May 24, 2014 to express appreciation for those who work at the plant and for Arclin’s clients and to raise awareness…

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Zebra Talk — A Handbook for Newly Diagnosed Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients and Their Primary Care Physicians

June 11, 2014

There’s a terrific new resource for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients and their primary care physicians entitled Zebra Talk. According to Suzi Garber of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, editor, the handbook “is intended as a reference for those…

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Warner Advocacy Award 2014, Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations: 2014 Warner Advocacy Award

June 6, 2014

Do you know someone who is a passionate advocate for patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)? The NET Alliance™ and Novartis Oncology have announced the 2014 Warner Advocacy Award, named in honor of the late Monica Warner, a driving force behind the…

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Larry K. Kvols, MD

NET Alliance Issues New E-Book on Neuroendocrine Cancer

May 12, 2014

NETrospectives, a new e-book produced by The NET Alliance, is “a journey through the past and a vision for the future of neuroendocrine cancer.” The e-book presents patients, patient advocates, and physicians talking about the diagnoses…

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Celia M. Divino, MD, New York Daily News article, April 27, 2014

Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors in the News!

May 3, 2014

Who is at risk for getting carcinoid or another neuroendocrine cancer? What are the signs and symptoms? We are very pleased to share a feature article from the April 27, 2014 edition of the New York Daily News, Daily Checkup: Carcinoid Tumors Have a Variety

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