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Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors Workshops

October 30, 2018

Seven Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors Workshops will be hosted by the Cancer Support Community (CSC) through its Affiliate network across the country in November and December. All are free to attend and many will …

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10 Highlights of the Year 2015 for the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Community

January 5, 2016

As we begin a new year, the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation looks back on the highlights of 2015 and to a future that we hope will bring greater awareness of carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancers, earlier diagnosis for patients, new treatment options, and …

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New Jersey Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Cancer Conference in October, Registration Closing Soon

September 9, 2015

Two of the country’s leading carcinoid and neuroendocrine cancer specialists, a cardiologist with expertise in carcinoid heart disease, a registered dietitian who works regularly with the NET community, and a nurse practitioner with extensive…

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Clinical Trial for GI Carcinoid Patients Recruiting Through September

July 23, 2014

Gastrointestinal carcinoid patients who have tumors that either are not suitable for standard treatment or are not responding to standard treatment have the opportunity to enroll in a Phase I/II clinical trial conducted by Tekmira Pharmaceuticals

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2nd World Congress on Ga-68, Molecular Imaging & Targeted Radionuclide Therapy

January 10, 2013

Chandigarh, India will be the site of the 2nd World Congress on Ga-68 (Generators and Novel Radiopharmaceuticals), Molecular Imaging (PET/CT), Targeted Radionuclide Therapy and Dosimetry:  On the Way to Personalized Medicine from February 28 through…

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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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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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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Clinical Trial Recruiting Carcinoid Syndrome Patients

September 10, 2010

Patients with carcinoid syndrome, whose symptoms are not managed by octreotide therapy, are being recruited for a Phase 2 clinical trial of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals’ LX1606 (a.k.a. LX1032).  The trial has been given Fast Track status in the U.S. and …

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