Tag: carcinoid cancer

Dr. Mehmet Oz

Dr. Oz TV Show to Include Carcinoid Cancer

January 2, 2012

“How much do you know about stomach cancer” will air on The Dr. Oz Show on Thursday, January 5, 2012.  And a carcinoid cancer patient is included in the episode!

In the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area the show is on Fox 5 TV and airs at 4 pm.  Click here

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Lucy Wiley

5 Blogs and 2 Websites Recommended by the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

December 23, 2011

Blogs and personal websites are informative, inspirational, imaginative, and a wonderful way for writers to share what’s on their mind with a wide group of people.  There are several blogs and websites that the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation finds invaluable…

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Bob Thompson (left) and his physician Dr. Joseph Tector

14 Inspirational Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Survivor Stories

December 19, 2011

Living with a rare disease is especially challenging on many levels.  Carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor patients are acutely aware of these challenges – including getting a proper diagnosis and finding a physician who specializes in treating…

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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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Emily Bergsland, MD

California Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference Scheduled for January

November 20, 2011

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients and their families are invited to attend the 2012 NET Patient Half Day Conference on Sunday, January 22 in San Francisco, California.  The latest developments in NET cancers, including clinical trials, …

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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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Steve Jobs Bloomberg News

Breaking News: Steve Jobs, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Apple, Has Died

October 5, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and the carcinoid/NET community express their deepest sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple, who died on Wednesday, October 5, 2011.  Mr. Jobs was diagnosed with an islet

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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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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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