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Twitter Chat on Rare Disease Day to Focus on Carcinoid and NET Cancers

February 22, 2012

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

June 23, 2011

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

May 5, 2011

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…

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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Speak on Behalf of NET Cancer Patients at April 12, 2011 FDA Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting

March 24, 2011

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 …

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Fulfilling the Mission: Carcinoid Cancer Foundation to Hire Development Director

February 6, 2010

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 CureResearch, Education, and

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2010 Zebra Calendar Still Available: Help Spread the Word about Carcinoid Cancer and Neuroendocrine Tumors

January 8, 2010

“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…

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Financial Resource for Carcinoid/NET Patients

January 4, 2010

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…

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New CEO Named at Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

November 23, 2009

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,…

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How Do I Find a Carcinoid/NET Doctor?

October 16, 2009

“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…

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