Tag: Novartis

Warner Advocacy Award 2013 Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations: 2013 Warner Advocacy Award

June 21, 2013

Novartis Oncology has announced the 2013 Warner Advocacy Award, named in honor of  the late Monica Warner, a driving force behind the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation for two decades and extraordinary advocate for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor patients.…

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Susan Anderson’s Book, Becoming Sunny Susan

Becoming Sunny Susan: A Carcinoid Survivor’s Memoir

June 20, 2013

“My story is one many of you can identify with – an uplifting look at a life that I am determined to live well, despite all of the obstacles that I have been dealt,” says “Sunny Susan” Anderson about her new book, BECOMING SUNNY SUSAN. “At the heart of the story…

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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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My NET Manager Mobile App for Carcinoid Cancer and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

First Mobile App for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Community Goes Live

June 15, 2012

The first mobile app for carcinoid cancer and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients is now available for downloading on the iPhone, iPad, and Android!  My NET Manager, a free app provided by Novartis Oncology, offers patients a unique opportunity to track…

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New Orleans Cuisine

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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Jan Naritomi-Hart

10 Highlights of the Year 2011 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

December 15, 2011

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the year 2011, 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)     The FDA approved the first…

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University of Pennsylvania Continuing Medical Education

New Feature for Medical Professionals on Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Website

September 5, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that a new feature for the medical community has been added to its website, www.carcinoid.org.  The section is entitled Continuing Medical Education (CME)  Upcoming events include:

  • The Penn
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Richard R.P. Warner, MD2

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Rare Cancer

August 26, 2011

From your next door neighbor to Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple who just announced that he is stepping down as CEO of the company, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) affect less than 1 person in 100,000 in the United States.  This rare cancer is often…

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MonicaWarner(2) best headshot

Call for Nominations: 2011 Warner Advocacy Award

June 29, 2011

Novartis Oncology has announced its 2011 Warner Advocacy Award named in honor of Monica Warner, a driving force behind the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation for two decades and an extraordinary advocate for carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor survivors. …

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Siemens’ Biograph mMR system

Up-to-the-Minute: News for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

June 12, 2011

The first device that simultaneously performs PET and MRI scans, a new alpha-emitter-based therapy for NET cancer patients with progressive therapy-resistant tumors, the first–ever randomized virtual clinical trial, over 100  abstracts on carcinoid

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