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Mud Cats Little League Baseball Game in Virginia Raises Awareness and Funds for Carcinoid Cancer

May 24, 2012

Go Mud Cats!!!  Cheer on the Mud Cats Little League baseball team on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 4 pm, Edgar Tillet Memorial Park, in Loudoun County, Virginia, when the team plays its annual “Friends and Family” game.  This year’s game will focus on carcinoid…

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More Things Zebra for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Community: From the Everyday to the Extraordinary

May 14, 2012

Why the zebra for carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer awareness?  In medical school, students are told, “When you hear hoof beats, think horses, not zebras.”   Physicians are taught to focus on the most likely possibilities when making a diagnosis,…

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Social Media Connects Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Survivors

April 20, 2012

Denise Passehl, a carcinoid cancer survivor, will share her experience with social media when she participates in the 140 Characters Conference on April 23 in Des Moines, Iowa. The focus of the conference, designed by Jeff Pulver, is how “real time technology…

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Run for Hope to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Research and Education

April 12, 2012

Get your running shoes ready for the 8th ANNUAL RUN FOR HOPE on Saturday, August 4, 2012.  The goal of the run is to raise awareness of carcinoid cancer, provide education, and give hope . . . while raising funds for carcinoid research and education and the …

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New England Carcinoid Connection (NECC) Announces June 2012 Conference

March 30, 2012

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the New England Carcinoid Connection Conference on Friday, June 8, 2012 at The Lantana in Randolph, Massachusetts. The…

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2012 National Carcinoid & NET Patient Conference: Register Today!

March 14, 2012

Carcinoid and NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer patients, caregivers, and family members have a unique opportunity to learn more about NET cancer, including the latest information about diagnosis and treatments, and to network with hundreds of others…

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Twitter Chat on Rare Disease Day to Focus on Carcinoid and NET Cancers

February 22, 2012

Join us on Rare Disease Day, February 29th, for a Twitter chat about NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancers with Steven K. Libutti, MD, Director of Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Carein New York. The chat will begin at 2 pm, Eastern Time.

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World Cancer Day — February 4

February 4, 2012

Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day — uniting the world in the fight against cancer by raising awareness, educating the public, and lobbying for change. Together we can reduce the global cancer burden.

World Cancer Day takes place every year …

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HealthWell Foundation Reopens Program for Carcinoid

January 13, 2012

The HealthWell Foundation, which assists with numerous disease states and their medications, has reopened its fund for Carcinoid Tumors and Symptoms Related to Carcinoid Tumors.  This is a first-come, first-served program.

What does the HealthWell

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Update on Carcinoid and The Dr. Oz Show

January 8, 2012

As a follow-up to our blog about a carcinoid patient appearing on the Dr. Oz Show, we would like to share an update.  When we were informed that a carcinoid patient was appearing on the Dr. Oz Show, we thought that carcinoid was going to be mentioned in the show. …

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