Tag: Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

Celia M. Divino, MD

Luncheon with the Experts — Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Are Invited!!

January 4, 2013

The Big Apple Noids support group has initiated and is sponsoring, in collaboration with the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Luncheon with the Experts, a program which brings together carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients with physicians…

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Notch 1 Signaling in NETs, Chen, Kunnimalaiyaan

Treating Neuroendocrine Tumors: New Patent Awarded

December 31, 2012

Herbert Chen, MD, and Muthusamy Kunnimalaiyaan, Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, have received a patent (8,338,482) for a “Modulating Notch1 Signaling Pathway for Treating Neuroendocrine

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Proclamation Map, 35 states, Nov 13, 2012

Happy New Year from the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

December 28, 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation would like to thank each of you for your support.  This year has been especially exciting because of our work on the Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day Alliance, with Grace Goldstein, CCF’s Chief…

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Cheryl Stanley Simpson

New Videos in Carcinoid Cancer Foundation 2012-2013 Series

December 26, 2012

Faces of Hope and Surgery and Treatment Options are the newest videos in the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s 2012-2013 series.  Awareness and education are the first critical components in the fight against carcinoid and NET (neuroendocrine …

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NET Cancer Day Zebra Cartoon Brings Awareness to Rare Cancers

10 Highlights of the Year 2012 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

December 20, 2012

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the year 2012, there were many significant events and advances for the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) community.  Here are 10 of the year’s important stories:

1)       NET Cancer Day, November

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Susan Anderson Selected as Winner of 2012 Warner Advocacy Award

“Sunny Susan” Anderson Wins 2012 Warner Advocacy Award

December 11, 2012

When “Sunny Susan” Anderson began her search on the Internet in 1995 for information about carcinoid cancer little did she realize that she would later create the first carcinoid patient website and become an extraordinary advocate for others seeking…

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Giving Tuesday

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Participates in #GivingTuesday

November 26, 2012

Help launch #GivingTuesday™!!  The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is proud to participate in the first annual #GivingTuesday™ to be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2102. Charities, families, businesses and individuals are coming together to transform…

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Cheryl Stanley Simpson

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Releases New Video Series Beginning with “The ABC’s of Carcinoid/NETs”

October 19, 2012

What is the most common kind of neuroendocrine tumor (NET)?  How do these tumors grow?  What is carcinoid syndrome?  What are the quality of life issues for patients?  In “The ABC’s of Carcinoid/NETs,” three of the world’s leading carcinoid and NET cancer…

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Cycling the C&O for Carcinoid

Cycling the C&O Canal for Carcinoid

August 12, 2012

When Diane and Dwight Mikulis cycle the 184 miles of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal this summer, they will bring greater awareness to the rare cancer that Diane’s mother, Stella Mae Lux Behers, battled for six years after being diagnosed in 1996. Like …

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Zebra Cartoon, Episode 1

Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day Alliance Launches Zebra Cartoon Sequel

July 11, 2012

Global recognition of the need for NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer awareness will be marked by the third annual worldwide NET Cancer Day on November 10, 2012.  In anticipation of the day, the Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day Alliance has launched…

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