Tag: Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

Jan Naritomi-Hart

10 Highlights of the Year 2011 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

December 15, 2011

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the year 2011, 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)     The FDA approved the first…

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Show Your Stripes: Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Items for the Holidays

December 7, 2011

During this holiday season, there are many wonderful zebra-striped carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor awareness items that can be shared as gifts.  We’ve scoured the Internet again and have come up these new finds. There are also zebra-striped pins,…

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Tracy Krulik

Carcinoid and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Cancer Survivors Share Their Journeys

November 23, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new Survivor Stories on its website, www.carcinoid.org.  These are stories of courageous carcinoid and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) survivors who, in several…

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Announces New Video Series

November 10, 2011

In recognition and support of Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new video series that will begin in 2012.  This series, made possible by the generosity of Kim, Heather and Lauren Simpson and other…

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Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day Update: Events from Australia to Europe to North America

November 7, 2011

Go around the globe for the second Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day (WNCAD) on November 10, 2011. Throughout that day, videos featuring NET events and experts will air on www.netcancerday.org  as the sun travels west, from Australia to Europe to North…

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New Feature for Medical Professionals on Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Website

September 5, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that a new feature for the medical community has been added to its website, www.carcinoid.org.  The section is entitled Continuing Medical Education (CME)  Upcoming events include:

  • The Penn
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Nominate a Hero

August 31, 2011

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”   Joseph Campbell

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation would like to recognize the healthcare heroes and heroines who change the lives of patients and their loved

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Richard R.P. Warner, MD2

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Rare Cancer

August 26, 2011

From your next door neighbor to Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple who just announced that he is stepping down as CEO of the company, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) affect less than 1 person in 100,000 in the United States.  This rare cancer is often…

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Two Lung Carcinoid Survivors Inspire and Lead the Way

August 17, 2011

Deirdre Durant finished folding the last of 1,000 origami cranes only days before surgery to remove her left lung.  She was seeking to fulfill the ancient Japanese legend that promises anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by…

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Toby Plank and Family

Colorado Golf Tournament to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and High School Scholarship Fund

August 8, 2011

If you love golf, want to support the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, and are in the Denver, Colorado, area on Saturday, September 24, 2011, please sign up for The Toby Plank Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held in memory of Toby M. Plank, …

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