Twitter Chat on Rare Disease Day to Focus on Carcinoid and NET Cancers
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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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s May 2011 Symposium Now Online
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to share with you videos from its carcinoid/NET symposium, “Neuroendocrine Tumor Management: The Era of Personalized Medicine,” held on May 1, 2011 at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City.
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Breaking News: FDA Approves Treatment for pNET Patients
For the first time in nearly three decades, there is a new treatment for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor patients! The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced its approval of Afinitor© for pNET patients. This is a milestone for the carcinoid/NET…READ MORE
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Speak on Behalf of NET Cancer Patients at April 12, 2011 FDA Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting
Grace Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, will speak at the Open Public Hearing segment during the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting on April 12, 2011 in Silver …READ MORE
Fulfilling the Mission: Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Hire Development Director
As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation (CCF) enters its 42nd year of serving the carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor community, the Foundation continues to seek new ways to expand upon its mission to REACH for a Cure — Research, Education, and…READ MORE
2010 Zebra Calendar Still Available: Help Spread the Word about Carcinoid Cancer and Neuroendocrine Tumors
“If you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras.” Neuroendocrine tumors can be considered medical zebras. To bring about greater awareness of these rare diseases, the Florida Carcinoid Support Group is once again offering a beautiful zebra…READ MORE
Financial Resource for Carcinoid/NET Patients
Did you know there is a foundation dedicated to helping carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor patients with medical costs through a program of grants based upon financial need? The Lois Merrill Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in…READ MORE
New CEO Named at Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
Keith R.P. Warner, President of Highland Water LLC in Denver, Colorado, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation (CCF). The appointment was announced by Richard R.P. Warner, M.D., Medical Director of the Foundation,…READ MORE
How Do I Find a Carcinoid/NET Doctor?
“How can I find a doctor who knows how to diagnose or treat carcinoid?” is one of the most frequent questions we hear from callers to our information/support line. And we can help you. There are carcinoid/neuroendocrine tumor (NET) specialists…READ MORE