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2nd World Congress Gallium 68

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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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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Steve Jobs Bloomberg News

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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Arthur T. Sands, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

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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