Tag: pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

Neuroendocrine Tumors to Be Focus of Presentations and Posters at ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

January 14, 2016

Presentations on recent advances in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and new findings from the NETTER-1 clinical study on PRRT with Lutathera along with posters on a wide variety of subjects about NETs will be part of the program during the…

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Neuroendocrine Tumors Focus of Upcoming Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics

November 27, 2015

Neuroendocrine Tumors will be featured in the February 2016 issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics. Dr. Jennifer Chan and Dr. Matthew Kulke, both from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts are Editors of the issue, published by Elsevier.…

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Palepu Jagannath, MD

CNETS Singapore Presents New Webinar Series Featuring Neuroendocrine Cancer Experts

April 14, 2015

The Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (CNETS) of Singapore is embarking on a series of webinars on various topics related to the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine cancers. With the support of a grant from Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals

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Immunotherapy Researchers on Neuroendocrine Tumors

10 Highlights of the Year 2014 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

December 18, 2014

As the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the year 2014, we reached out to physicians, patients, support group leaders, listserv managers, patient advocates, and business colleagues to see what they thought were among the highlights of the past…

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OncLive TV Series on 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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First Ever Global Survey for NET Cancer Patients

First Ever Global Survey for Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Patients

March 3, 2014

Participate in the first ever global survey specifically focused on NET (neuroendocrine tumor) cancer!

Please help the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation – both members of the International Neuroendocrine Cancer

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Molly Clarke is a blogger who writes about Social Security Disability issues

Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors and Social Security Disability Benefits

December 15, 2013

Carcinoid tumors are usually slow growing tumors that arise from the neuroendocrine system, which produces hormones. Many carcinoids begin in the digestive track and can lead to carcinoid syndrome, which refers to an array of symptoms that occur as …

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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. …

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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.…

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

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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