Tag: National Institutes of Health

Endocrinology Society Recognizes Neuroendocrine Cancer Physician and Researcher for Excellence at 2018 Annual Meeting

April 15, 2018

When Amit Tirosh, MD came to the United States in 2015 to be a senior endocrinologist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), he began a journey that will lead full circle when he returns to Israel this summer to establish and lead a new neuroendocrine

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Novartis Developing New Drugs in Immuno-Oncology

9 News Items for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Community

April 27, 2015

1. Groundbreaking research from Novartis as they develop drugs that train our immune system to detect and fight tumors. Dr. Glenn Dranoff, a cancer vaccine expert, will lead Novartis’ new research efforts in the area of immuno-oncology. Read …

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Cy Ball's music, Carcinoid on SoundCloud

Cancer and Meditation by Cy Ball

March 19, 2015

Our guest blogger this month is Cy Ball, a retired computer software developer, enthusiastic fly fisherman, and music producer. He was diagnosed with carcinoid cancer about a year after his retirement, with a primary tumor in his intestinal area (still…

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Suzi Garber, editor of Zebra Talk

Zebra Talk — A Handbook for Newly Diagnosed Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients and Their Primary Care Physicians

June 11, 2014

There’s a terrific new resource for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients and their primary care physicians entitled Zebra Talk. According to Suzi Garber of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, editor, the handbook “is intended as a reference for…

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Stephen J. Marx, MD

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Patient and Family Seminar in Chicago

February 14, 2014

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 and 2 patients and their families are invited to a free, half-day education seminar on Saturday, March 22, 2014, presented by the Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and American Multiple

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Study to Evaluate Families with History of Carcinoid Cancer

May 23, 2010

The Natural History of Familial Carcinoid Tumor is recruiting participants who are interested in being part of a study that will “evaluate families with a history of carcinoid cancer to determine ways to improve early detection and to find the gene …

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Presents Symposium on Cutting-Edge Treatment

March 23, 2010

Determining Molecular Signature:  A Guide for Targeted Therapy of Neuroendocrine Tumors

Imagine a treatment created just for you as a carcinoid or other neuroendocrine tumor patient based upon a personalized genomic analysis.  This is the cutting-edge…

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