Tag: neuroendocrine tumors

Ebrahim S. Delpassand, MD, FACNM

FDA Approves Amendment for PRRT Clinical Trial in Texas

August 2, 2012

BREAKING NEWS:  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved the RadioIsotope Therapy of America (RITA) Foundation’s amendment to the Investigational New Drug (IND) protocol for intra-hepatic artery administration of Lu-177 Octreotate

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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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Monica Grundmann Dedicates Championship Ride to Carcinoid Cancer Awareness

July 2, 2012

Congratulations to carcinoid cancer survivor Monica Grundmann on winning the OCTRA 25 mi/40 km Competitive Trail Ride in Stormont, Ontario, Canada with her MORAB stallion, Excalibur Legend, on  June 10th (check out those zebra striped gloves!!). …

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National Carcinoid and NET Patient Conference: Have You Registered?

May 31, 2012

Have you registered for the national carcinoid and NET patient conference in New Orleans, September 20 – 22?  The hotel is over 90% booked and registration is nearing capacity!  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about carcinoid and …

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More Things Zebra for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Community: From the Everyday to the Extraordinary

May 14, 2012

Why the zebra for carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer awareness?  In medical school, students are told, “When you hear hoof beats, think horses, not zebras.”   Physicians are taught to focus on the most likely possibilities when making a diagnosis,…

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Run for Hope to Benefit Carcinoid Cancer Research and Education

April 12, 2012

Get your running shoes ready for the 8th ANNUAL RUN FOR HOPE on Saturday, August 4, 2012.  The goal of the run is to raise awareness of carcinoid cancer, provide education, and give hope . . . while raising funds for carcinoid research and education and the …

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Mayo Clinic

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Type 1 Seminar Scheduled for June 2012 at Mayo Clinic

March 29, 2012

MEN, carcinoid, and neuroendocrine cancer patients, family members, caregivers, advocacy groups, physicians, and healthcare professionals are invited to attend the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 Seminar presented by American Multiple Endocrine

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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.

Follow @MontefioreNews

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World Cancer Day — February 4

February 4, 2012

Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day — uniting the world in the fight against cancer by raising awareness, educating the public, and lobbying for change. Together we can reduce the global cancer burden.

World Cancer Day takes place every year …

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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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