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Breaking News: Steve Jobs, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Apple, Has Died

October 5, 2011

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and the carcinoid/NET community express their deepest sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple, who died on Wednesday, October 5, 2011.  Mr. Jobs was diagnosed with an islet

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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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Breaking News: Pancreatic NET Cancer Patient Steve Jobs Steps Down as CEO of Apple

August 24, 2011

On August 24, 2011, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, announced that he was stepping down from his position.  In his letter to the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community, Mr. Jobs wrote, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet…

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Breaking News: FDA Approves Pfizer’s Sutent for Pancreatic NET Cancer Patients

May 20, 2011

The US Food and Drug Administration today announced approval of Pfizer’s Sutent (sunitinib) for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor cancer patients with tumors that cannot be removed by surgery or that have spread  (metastasized) to …

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Breaking News: FDA Approves Pfizer’s Sutent for Pancreatic NET Cancer Patients

May 20, 2011

The US Food and Drug Administration today announced approval of Pfizer’s Sutent (sunitinib) for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor cancer patients with tumors that cannot be removed by surgery or that have spread  (metastasized) to …

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Simron Singh, MD

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Thanks Steve Jobs for Bringing about Greater Awareness of Neuroendocrine Cancers

January 28, 2011

Since the announcement was made earlier this month that Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs would be taking a medical leave of absence there has been significant media coverage about pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, NET cancer, and carcinoid.  Although…

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Fortune Reports That Steve Jobs Sought Neuroendocrine Cancer Treatment in Switzerland

January 18, 2011

Fortune reported today, January 18, 2011, that Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs went to Basel, Switzerland in 2009 seeking treatment for neuroendocrine cancer. Read the story HERE.…

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Steve Jobs to Take New Medical Leave from Apple

January 17, 2011

Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and the most well-known member of the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community, is taking a new medical leave of absence.  This announcement was reported today, January 17, 2011, by The New York Times, a year…

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Steve Jobs, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient, Talks about Liver Transplant

March 21, 2010

Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, is the most well-known member of the carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor community. He was diagnosed with an islet cell pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) in 2004 for which he had surgery, followed by a liver transplant in …

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