Tag: neuroendocrine tumors

Larry K. Kvols, MD

NET Alliance Issues New E-Book on Neuroendocrine Cancer

May 12, 2014

NETrospectives, a new e-book produced by The NET Alliance, is “a journey through the past and a vision for the future of neuroendocrine cancer.” The e-book presents patients, patient advocates, and physicians talking about the diagnoses…

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OncLive TV Peer Exchange, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

New OncLive TV Series Focuses on Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

April 2, 2014

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, also known as pNETs, form in the hormone-making cells (islet cells) of the pancreas. In this new OncLive TV series, moderator Matthew Kulke, MD, Director of the Program in Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors at Dana-Farber/Brigham…

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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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Mobile Survey for Carcinoid Syndrome Community

January 16, 2014

Carcinoid syndrome patients, caregivers, and advocates in the carcinoid syndrome community are invited to participate in an exclusive mobile survey being conducted by WEGO Health via Truvio.

WEGO Health is an organization committed to empowering…

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Telotristat Etiprate Clinical Trial

Discover Something New in Carcinoid Syndrome

November 11, 2013

For patients who suffer from carcinoid syndrome – with symptoms such as diarrhea, frequent bowel movements, abdominal pain, and flushing – that is not adequately controlled by their current somatostatin analog therapy, there is an opportunity to participate…

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Richard R.P. Warner, MD

New Jersey Carcinoid Cancer NETwork Conference in November, Registration through October 16

October 2, 2013

Three of the country’s leading carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer specialists will be featured speakers for the New Jersey Carcinoid Cancer NETwork Conference. to be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza in Edison, New Jersey.  Carcinoid/NETs: 

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King and Sharing the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation’s Dream

August 28, 2013

Fifty years ago today, August 28, 1963, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King gave his historic speech, “I Have a Dream.”  That enormously powerful speech, http://youtu.be/smEqnnklfYs, still resonates with people decades later. As we listened to Dr. King’s…

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Coming Soon — New Feature on Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Website

August 8, 2013

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation welcomes feedback from the carcinoid/NET community so that we can regularly update our website, providing the most sought- after and up-to-date information possible.  Recently we were asked to add a feature to our Find

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Maria Gonzalez’s Book, But You Look So Good

But You Look So Good . . . Stories by Carcinoid Cancer Survivors

June 28, 2013

The intimate stories of those living with a poorly understood and rare cancer are shared in Maria Gonzalez’s new book, But You Look So Good . . . . Stories by Carcinoid Cancer Survivors. Over 20 patient and caregiver stories explore how carcinoid and neuroendocrine…

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Alexander Masters

A Possible Cure for Neuroendocrine Cancer: Exciting Update!

June 19, 2013

Back in September 2012 we shared the following:  “For $1.6 million (1 million pounds) an oncolytic virus that has the potential to cure neuroendocrine cancer can be named for the donor.  At Uppsala University in Sweden researchers are ready to start a …

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