Tag: carcinoid heart disease

Patricia A. Pellikka, MD Dec 2, 2021

Dr. Patricia Pellikka to Be Featured Guest for CCF’s Luncheon with the Experts

November 22, 2021

Patricia A. Pellikka, MD, cardiologist, echocardiographer and Chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Cardiovascular Ultrasound in Rochester, Minnesota, will be the featured guest for Facebook Live Luncheon with the Experts on Thursday, December 2,

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Facebook Live with Jeromes S. Zacks, May 17, 2019

Facebook Live Event Featuring Carcinoid Heart Disease Specialist Dr. Jerome Zacks, May 17

May 14, 2019

Join us this Friday, May 17th at 2:00 pm EST, for a special Facebook Live event! We’ll hear from neuroendocrine tumor (NET) expert Dr. Jerome S. Zacks, a cardiologist, during an in-depth discussion about Carcinoid Heart Disease.

Dr. Zacks has extensive…

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New Jersey Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Cancer Conference in October, Registration Closing Soon

September 9, 2015

Two of the country’s leading carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer specialists, a cardiologist with expertise in carcinoid heart disease, a registered dietitian who works regularly with the NET community, and a nurse practitioner with extensive…

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10 Highlights for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

June 12, 2015
  • PET/CT using Gallium-68 DOTATOC captures hidden source of neuroendocrine cancer. “An investigational molecular imaging technique could be the key to finding the elusive primary tumor, say presenters at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society
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New England Carcinoid Connection Announces June 2014 Conference for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

April 29, 2014

Carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the New England Carcinoid Connection Conference on Friday, June 27, 2014 at The Lantana in Randolph, Massachusetts. The…

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Luncheon with the Experts, NYC, May 2014

Luncheon with the Experts in New York City — Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Are Invited!

April 13, 2014

 

The Big Apple Noids support group invites you to join fellow carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients and three medical experts for lunch on Sunday, May 4 from 12:30 to 3:30 pm in a private dining room at Dorrian’s restaurant in Manhattan…

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Granted Orphan Drug Designation by FDA for Carcinoid Syndrome Treatment

April 2, 2012

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has been granted Orphan Drug Designation for telotristat etiprate (LX1032) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  LX1032 is used to treat carcinoid syndrome, a chronic condition caused by neuroendocrine tumors,…

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Warner, Richard, MD

Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Cancer Conference Presented by CCAN Now Online

April 12, 2010

If you missed the carcinoid and NET conference presented by the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network in November, you can now view it online.  And if you want to hear some great presentations again, click here.

The guest speakers and their presentations …

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Zacks, Jerome S., MD

Carcinoid Heart Disease: Facts You Need to Know

December 17, 2009
“Serotonin seems to be the single most damaging substance in carcinoid heart disease,” explains JEROME S. ZACKS, MD.  Dr. Zacks, a cardiologist, is a member of the Carcinoid/ Neuroendocrine Tumor Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City,… READ MORE