Tag: carcinoid cancer

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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Pablo Lapuerta, MD

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Begins Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Telotristat Etiprate in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome

December 4, 2012

Patients with metastatic carcinoid syndrome will have the opportunity to participate in a new Phase 3 clinical trial of Lexicon Pharmaceutical’s telotristat etiprate (LX1032), an oral drug candidate designed to treat carcinoid syndrome by reducing…

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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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Eric Liu, MD

Archived Neuroendocrine Tumor Webinar by Dr. Eric Liu Now Available

November 16, 2012

Dr. Eric H. Liu, Director of the Neuroendocrine Center and Director of Surgical Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Tennessee, presented a live webinar on August 22, 2012 entitled Imaging of Neuroendocrine Tumors and Obstacles to Diagnosis.

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Eric Liu, MD, Vanderbilt University & patient

Neuroendocrine Tumor Webinar Just Opened to Patients and the Public

August 21, 2012

Just opened to the patient community and the public, with limited space available, is a free live webinar featuring carcinoid and NET cancer specialist Dr. Eric Liu, Director of the Neuroendocrine Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville,…

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Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, FACNM

FDA Approves Amendment for PRRT Clinical Trial in Texas

August 2, 2012

BREAKING NEWS:  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved the RadioIsotope Therapy of America (RITA) Foundation’s amendment to the Investigational New Drug (IND) protocol for intra-hepatic artery administration of Lu-177 Octreotate

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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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Monica Grundmann & Stallion

Monica Grundmann Dedicates Championship Ride to Carcinoid Cancer Awareness

July 2, 2012

Congratulations to carcinoid cancer survivor Monica Grundmann on winning the OCTRA 25 mi/40 km Competitive Trail Ride in Stormont, Ontario, Canada with her MORAB stallion, Excalibur Legend, on  June 10th (check out those zebra striped gloves!!). …

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Mud Cats Little League Team Raises Awareness for Carcinoid Cancer and Funds for the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

June 26, 2012

To the amazing Mud Cats Little League Team, their coaches, families and friends we say a huge THANK YOU!!! Raising awareness about carcinoid cancer and funds for the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation was the goal of the June 2, 2012  Loudoun County, Virginia…

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New Orleans Cuisine

National Carcinoid and NET Patient Conference: Have You Registered?

May 31, 2012

Have you registered for the national carcinoid and NET patient conference in New Orleans, September 20 – 22?  The hotel is over 90% booked and registration is nearing capacity!  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about carcinoid and …

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