Tag: NET cancer awareness

NET Cancer Day Zebra Cartoon Brings Awareness to Rare Cancers

10 Highlights of the Year 2012 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

December 20, 2012

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the year 2012, there were many significant events and advances for the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) community.  Here are 10 of the year’s important stories:

1)       NET Cancer Day, November

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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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Tannis Brown

Neuroendocrine Cancer Survivor Featured on Discovery Fit & Health TV Show

July 8, 2012

THIS JUST IN:  Tannis Brown, a pheochromocytoma patient and Vice President of the Pheo Para Troopers, will be featured on the Discovery Fit & Health Network on Monday, July 9 in a program titled Diagnosis: Dead or Alive.* The 60 minute show will focus…

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The Dr. Oz Show

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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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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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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Governor of Iowa, Chet Culver

United States Governors Supporting NET Cancer Awareness Now Total 15

November 17, 2010

Iowa Governor Chet Culver, Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson, and Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry have each named November 10th as NET Cancer Awareness Day in support of the global campaign for greater awareness about carcinoid and NET cancers.  With the …

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Map, Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day

12th United States Governor Supports NET Cancer Awareness

November 14, 2010

Jim Doyle, Governor of Wisconsin, is the 12th United States governor to join in the global campaign for NET Cancer Awareness.  Governor Doyle named November 10th Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day.

Nearly 4,400 people have signed the Proclamation in…

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Governor Schwarzenegger & NET Cancer Awareness

California Governor Calls for Increased NET Cancer Awareness & Research

November 12, 2010

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California is the 11th United States Governor to support NET cancer awareness.  In his November 10, 2010 letter to the Northern California Neuroendocrine Cancer Fighters, a support group for carcinoid and NET cancer

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